Historical Events on October 15, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (763.035 mph)
  • Former rep Dan Rostenkowski released from custody for mail fraud
  • MLB American League Championship: Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 2
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jens Christain Skou, Paul D. Boyer and John E. Walker for their work on enzymes in the body

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY jury awards boxer Mitch Green $45,000 in civil lawsuit against Mike Tyson, for street brawl in 1988

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • US launches nuclear powered Cassini to Saturn