What Happened on August 13, 1997

Historical Events

South Park

Animated TV sitcom "South Park" debuts on Comedy Central

  • Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees

Baseball Trade

San Diego Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels

1997 History

Famous Deaths

  • Emil 'Bus' Mosbacher, American yachtsman (America's Cup 1962 [Weatherly], 1967 [Intrepid]), dies at 75

About August 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  • UK #1 Song: Men in Black - Will Smith