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
Born in 1997

Famous Deaths

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

About October 20, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Spice Up Your Life - Spice Girls