On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1997

Historical Events

  • 1st all female (20 British women) team reach the North Pole
  • Indianapolis 500: Dutchman Arie Luyendyk wins from pole position for his second Indy victory; Treadway Racing finishes 1-2 with Luyendyk's teammate Scott Goodyear runner-up
  • Judge finds Pamela Lee not guilty of breaking a contract
  • Major league revenue sharing begins, NY Yanks pay out most $28M
  • Marv Albert pleads innocent to charges of sexual assault

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin

1997 Highlights

About May 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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