On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1997

Historical Events

  • Richard Gnida, Limo driver in Detroit Red Wings crash, pleads guilty
  • US accuses Microsoft of violating pact forcing IE browser on computers

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrey Rublev, Russian tennis player (2020 Olympic Gold mixed doubles), born in Moscow, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Vestine, American guitarist (Canned Heat), dies of heart and respiratory failure at 52
1997 Highlights

About October 20, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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