What Happened on August 19, 1997

Historical Events

Sports History

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

About August 19, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  • UK #1 Song: Men in Black - Will Smith