What Happened on May 14, 1997

Historical Events

Sports History

Baseball's Executive Council suspends NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for his suing other team owners

  • FC Barcelona of Spain win 37th European Cup Winner's Cup against Paris Saint-Germain of France 1-0 in Rotterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennifer Kupcho, American golfer (Chevron Championship 2022; Evian Championship 2019 runner-up), born in Littleton, Colorado
Born in 1997

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, American radio and jazz band singer (Coleman Hawkins; Count Basie), and stage and screen actress (Hello, Dolly!; Barefoot In The Park (TV); The Wiz (film)), dies of cardiac arrest at 76

About May 14, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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