On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1997

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis/St Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM

Famous Birthdays

  • Tayla Harris, Australian rules footballer, born in Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Doris Angleton, American socialite, murdered at 46
  • Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, American Mexican media tycoon (Televisa), dies at 66
  • Mae Boren Axton, American songwriter, known as the"Queen Mother of Nashville" ("Heartbreak Hotel"), dies at 82
  • Michael Stroka, actor (Aristede-Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 57
  • Ray Green, American composer and publisher, dies at 88
  • Roland Topor, French illustrator (b. 1938)
1997 Highlights

About April 16, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries