On This Day

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Greg Maddux throws a complete game with just 76 pitches

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 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 and musician (Pushing Daisies), born in Burlington, Vermont
1997 Highlights

About July 22, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer