On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1997

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in San Diego CA on KIOZ 105.3 FM
  • Tasmania becomes the last state in Australia to decriminalize homosexuality

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Tony Blair elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Gade, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40
1997 Highlights

About May 1, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus