On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1997

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
1997 Highlights

About August 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo