On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1997

Historical Events

  • 63rd Heisman Trophy Award: Charles Woodson, Michigan (CB)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician, dies at 94
  • Harry GlaƟ, German ski jumper (Olympic bronze 1956), dies at 67
  • Martin Carter, Guyanese poet and political activist, dies at 70
  • Rafael Jose Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur, dies at 83
1997 Highlights

About December 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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