On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1997

Historical Events

  • An earthquake strikes the Italian regions of Umbria and the Marche, causing part of the Basilica of St. Francis at Assisi to collapse
  • Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey Jr hits his 56th HR of 1997

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter, dies at 87
1997 Highlights

About September 26, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra