On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1997

Historical Events

  • Jerold Mackenzie awarded $26.6M (later reduced to $625,000) for being fired from Miller Brewing for sexual harassment for relaying a Seinfeld episode to a co worker

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Chaig, paleontologist (Carl Sagan of BBC), dies at 70

MurderGianni Versace

Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer (Versace), shot and murdered by Andrew Cunanan at 50

Fashion Designer Gianni Versace
Fashion Designer
Gianni Versace

1997 Highlights

About July 15, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer