On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1997

Historical Events

  • Sinn Féin accepts Mitchell Principles on para-military disarmament

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBurgess Meredith

Burgess Meredith, American actor (Mr Novak, The Penguin in Batman, Rocky), dies at 88

Person of interestRichie Ashburn

Richie Ashburn, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies, NY Mets) and sportscaster, dies of a heart attack at 70

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn

1997 Highlights

About September 9, 1997

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

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo