What Happened on August 14, 1997

Historical Events

Historic Event

Convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh formally sentenced to death by Oklahoma Court of Appeals

  • Revival of Sherman Edwards historical musical "1776", featuring Brent Spiner, opens at Criterion Theater, NYC; runs for 333 performances
  • Soyuz TM-25 lands
1997 Highlights

About August 14, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 5 months and 19 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