On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1997

Historical Events

  • NY Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs Anaheim
  • STS 85 (Discovery 23) lands

Famous Deaths

  • Petr Nov├ík, Czech rock singer-songwriter (George and Beatovens; Flamengo), dies of apparent poisoning at 51
1997 Highlights

About August 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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