What Happened on August 10, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 36th Walker Cup: US, 18-6
  • Anaheim Angels Tony Phillips arrested for purchasing cocaine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • Deb Richard wins LPGA Friendly's Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Kylie Jenner, American model, TV and social media personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Conlon Nancarrow, American composer (Soundings 4), dies at 84
  • Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola), dies in air crash at 43