On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1997

Historical Events

  • NFL Draft: Ohio State offensive tackle Orlando Pace first pick by St. Louis Rams
  • Renee Slaughter crowned 14th Miss Hawaiian Tropic Intl
  • San Diego Padres & St Louis Cards play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Chris O'Donnell (26) weds high school sweetheart Caroline Fentress (24)

LoveWedding of Interest

Tennis player champion Andre Agassi (26) weds actress and model Brooke Shields (31) in Monterey, California

Supermodel & Actress Brooke Shields
Supermodel & Actress
Brooke Shields
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Famous Deaths

  • El Duce [Eldon Wayne Hoke], American singer and drummer (The Mentors), dies from a "misadventure" on a train-track at 39
1997 Highlights

About April 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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