On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical" opens at Royale NYC for 109 performance
  • Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but 1 of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Fernando de Jesus, Brazilian football player (Manchester City, Brazil national team), born in São Paulo, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Judy Flannery, master triathelete, killed by a car at 56
  • Sergei Filatov, Soviet equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1960), dies at 70