Historical Events on April 1, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 69 year old Gordie Howe begins playing AHL game with Syracuse Crunch
  • Comet Hale-Bopp Perihelion (0.914 AU)
  • Shell Oil confirms it will declare force majeure at its Nigerian Bonny terminal due to local protests which disrupted 210 million barrels per day of the company's oil production