On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1997

Historical Events

  • Seattle Mariners break record for most HRs in a year (258)

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Gibron, head coach (Chicago Bears), dies at 72
  • Murray Burnett, writer (Everybody Goes to Rick-Casablanca), dies at 86
  • Shirley Clarke, American film director, dies at 78
1997 Highlights

About September 23, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra