What Happened on September 30, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Too Close" single released by Next (Billboard Song of the Year 1998)
  • 1st time 3 cons HRs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (NY Yankees)
  • Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 4

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yanks Tim Raines, Derek Jeter & Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yanks beat Indians 8-6)

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill

Famous Deaths

  • Male alligator, largest in Florida (14 feet), killed at about 65
  • Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, British professor of occupational health, dies at 86