On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1997

Historical Events

  • British lease on the New Territories in Hong Kong, established by the Second Convention of Peking, expires
  • Leap Second to synchronize atomic clocks

Famous Deaths

  • Albus Dumbledore [Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore], fictional character, Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, dies at 115
  • Larry O'Day, Australian wrestler, dies of cancer at 53
1997 Highlights

About June 30, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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