On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1997

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Baseball's Executive Council suspends NY Yank owner George Steinbrenner

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • FC Barcelona of Spain win 37th European Cup Winner's Cup against Paris Saint-Germain of France 1-0 in Rotterdam

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Blackstone, Jr., American stage magician (Blackstone Book of Magic & Illusion), dies of cancer at 62
  • Princess Caradja-Kretzulesco, descendant of Dracula, dies at 76
  • Thelma Carpenter, singer, dies at 76
1997 Highlights

About May 14, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus