On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1997

Historical Events

  • Brazil Senate allows women to wear slacks
  • Comet Hale-Bopp directly above the Sun (1.04 AU)

Historic Event

US President Clinton bans federally funded human cloning research

  • Zeya Start-1 launched (Russia)

Famous Deaths

  • Carey Loftin, American actor (Duel, The French Connection), dies at 83
  • Robert H. Dicke, American physicist (b. 1916)
1997 Highlights

About March 4, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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