On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Brook Lee from Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)
  • Japan's Ministry of Finance announces plans to cut import tariffs on crude oil and most petroleum products

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Famous Deaths

  • John Richard Patterson, businessman, dies at 51
  • Pamela Harriman, US Ambassador (to France), dies of stroke at 76