On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Sunshine Boys" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • Delegates from 150 industrial nations attending a UN climate conference in Kyoto, Japan, reach agreement to control heat-trapping greenhouse gases
  • Federal judge orders Microsoft not to bundle IE4 in Windows

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth W. Gatland, British aerospace scientist, dies at 73
1997 Highlights

About December 11, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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