On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Mandy Patinkin in Concert" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • 5th annual ESPY Awards shown on TV
  • Canadian Elvis Stojko hits the first quad-triple combination jump in the history of figure-skating competition to win the Championship Series final in Hamilton, Ontario

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Puerto Rican boxer H├ęctor Camacho stops Sugar Ray Leonard in 5th round in Atlantic City, NJ to retain IBC middleweight title; only time Leonard's is KO'ed and sends him into permanent retirement


1997 Highlights

About March 1, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces