What Happened on January 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NBA suspends Dennis Rodman indefinitely for kicking cameraman

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJake Paul

Jake Paul, American YouTube personality, born in Cleveland, Ohio

YouTube Star and Actor Jake Paul
YouTube Star and Actor
Jake Paul

Famous Deaths

  • Andrea Fisher, American artist, dies at 41
  • Asfa Wossen, [Amha Selassie], crown emperor of Ethiopia in exile, dies
  • Bert Kelly, Australian politician (b. 1912)
  • Clyde William Tombaugh, discoverer (Pluto), dies at 90