On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1997

Historical Events

  • Dan Wilson hits Seattle Mariners 3,000th HR
  • Dow Jones drops 247.37 pts

Event of interestEvent of Interest

L.A. Dodgers retire Tommy Lasorda's #2

Baseball Pitcher and Manager Tommy Lasorda
Baseball Pitcher and Manager
Tommy Lasorda

1997 Highlights

About August 15, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

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