On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

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