April 15, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • America On Line begins service in Japan
  • Fire sweeps through a campsite of Muslims making the Hajj pilgrimage; the official death toll is 343.
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Charlotte NC on WXRC 95.7 FM

Deaths in History

  • Sam Moskowitz, American writer and historian of science fiction, dies at 76
  • Zdenek Mlynar, Sec of Czech Communist Central Committee (1968), dies