On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1997

Historical Events

  • 16th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tennessee beats Old Dominion, 68-59; Volunteers 5th national title
  • Five (channel) Begins broadcasting in the UK

Sport awardGolf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: 41-year old Betsy King wins her 3rd title in this event, 2 strokes ahead of Kris Tschetter and Amy Fruhwirth; last of her 6 major titles

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Sport awardPGA Players Championship

PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Steve Elkington of Australia leads wire-to-wire to win his 2nd PC title, a record 7 strokes ahead of runner-up Scott Hoch.

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Rapper Vanilla Ice (29) weds Laura Giarritta

Rapper Vanilla Ice
Vanilla Ice

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Stone, American director and co-creator of Sesame Street, dies at 64
1997 Highlights

About March 30, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries