On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1997

Historical Events

  • Discovery buys Travel Channel for $20 million

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Mark McGwire joins Babe Ruth as only the players to hit 50 HRs in 2 consecutive years

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Henderson, Canadian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 2016), born in Smiths Falls, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Adkisson, professional wrestler (b. 1929)
1997 Highlights

About September 10, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo