On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1997

Historical Events

  • Andy Green's Jet-powered car reaches record 749.69 MPH

Famous Deaths

  • Adil Carcani, prime minister of Albania (1982-91), dies
  • Richard Mason, English author (The World of Suzie Wong), dies at 78
1997 Highlights

About October 13, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

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