On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1997

Historical Events

  • In a high profile NHL trade, San Jose obtain future Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender Ed Belfour from Chicago in exchange for goaltender Chris Terreri, Ulf Dahlen, Michal Sykora and a conditional pick in 1998 Entry Draft

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Seldon Powell, American jazz tenor saxophonist and flautist, dies at 68
1997 Highlights

About January 25, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius