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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Clinton bans federally funded human cloning research

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • 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? 23 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces