On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 5 sue Japanese PM Ryutaro Hashimoto, because his smoking has violated the country's constitution guaranteeing a wholesome life
  • Athens, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Rome & Stockholm are finalists for 2004 Olympics site

Famous Deaths

  • E. H. Bronner, German-American soap magnate (b. 1908)
  • Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist (Nobel 1952), dies at 84
  • Geraldine Clinton Little, Irish poet (A Little Bouquet), dies at 73