On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1997

Historical Events

  • NBA announces hiring of Dee Kantner & Violet Palmer as 1st women to officiate a major-league all-male sports league

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • Toni Carabillo, writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71
1997 Highlights

About October 28, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio