On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1997

Historical Events

PGA Championship

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

Famous Weddings

James Hetfield

Metallica lead vocalist James Hetfield (34) weds Francesca Tomasi

1997 Highlights

About August 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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