On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1997

Historical Events

Music Single

"Just to See You Smile" single released by Tim McGraw (Billboard Song of the Year 1998)

Country Musician and Actor Tim McGraw
Country Musician and Actor
Tim McGraw
  • Security guard Abner Louima, attacked by NYC police
  • Yanks break Minnesota Twins Brad Radke's string of 12 straight wins

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Satanowski, Polish opera conductor and general, dies at 79
1997 Highlights

About August 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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