On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1997

Historical Events

  • "1776" opens at Criterion Theater NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist Timothy McVeigh
Oklahoma City Bomber and Terrorist
Timothy McVeigh
  • Soyuz TM-25 lands
1997 Highlights

About August 14, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo