On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1997

Historical Events

  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Winged Foot GC: Davis Love III wins his only major title by 5 strokes from Justin Leonard

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Metallica lead vocalist James Hetfield (34) weds Francesca Tomasi

Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield

1997 Highlights

About August 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo