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

Election of Interest

Tony Blair elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


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? 24 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

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