What Happened on February 4, 1997

Historical Events

Election of Interest

After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.

  • En route to Lebanon, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-53 troop-transport helicopters collide in mid-air over northern Galilee, Israel killing 73.

Sports History

Mario Lemieux is 7th NHL player to score 600 goals

Sports History

O.J. Simpson found liable in the deaths of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson in a civil court action

Event of Interest

US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish, three of whom were killed in the Holocaust

1997 History

Famous Deaths

  • James Friell, Scottish political cartoonist (Daily Worker), dies at 84
  • Ross Lee Finney, American composer (Landscapes Remembered), dies at 90

About February 4, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius

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