What Happened on July 22, 1997

Historical Events

  • "One Piece", world's best-selling manga and comic series, written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda first appears serialized in "Weekly Sh┼Źnen Jump" in Japan
  • Fire breaks out at Palais de Chaillot in Paris

Sports History

Greg Maddux throws a complete game with just 76 pitches

  • The first shipments of oil produced from Kazakhstan's Tengiz field arrive at terminals on the Black Sea for subsequent export through the Bosphoros Strait
  • The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario

Famous Birthdays

  • Field Cate, American actor (Pushing Daisies), and rock guitarist (Fencer), born in Burlington, Vermont
1997 Highlights

About July 22, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Ft. 112