On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1997

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jacques Villeneuve finishes 3rd in European Grand Prix at Jerez, Spain; first Canadian to win F1 World Drivers Championship; wins by 39 points from Michael Schumacher

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • World Series Baseball: Florida beats Cleveland Indians, 3-2 in Game 7 at Pro Player Stadium, Miami for Marlins first-ever title; MVP: Florida pitcher Liván Hernández
1997 Highlights

About October 26, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio