On This Day

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 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 (Barefoot In The Park), dies of cardiac arrest at 76
1997 Highlights

About May 14, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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