On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1997

Historical Events

  • Ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building & kills 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NBC TV shows "Schindler's List" completely uncensored, 65M watch

Cinematographer Janusz Kamiński
Janusz Kamiński
  • Scientists in Scotland announce they have cloned an adult mammal, producing a lamb named "Dolly"

Famous Deaths

  • Oscar Lewenstein, British impresario, dies at 80
  • Tony Williams, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis), dies at 51
1997 Highlights

About February 23, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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