On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Craig, opera singer, dies at 77
  • Jeremy Stephen Maas, writer/art dealer, dies at 68
  • Laura "Dinky" Patterson, dies bungee jumping at Super Bowl rehearsal at 43
  • Randy Greenawalt, convicted killer, executed by injection at 47
  • Richard Berry, African-American singer and musician (Louie Louie), dies at 61
  • Roger John Tayler, British astrophysicist (author of The Origin of the Chemical Elements), dies at 67