On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1997

Historical Events

  • In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut, known as Luxor massacre (The police then kill the assailants).

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Mario Lemieux enters NHL Hall of Fame

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Famous Deaths

  • Wilfred Josephs, English composer, dies at 70
1997 Highlights

About November 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio