April 29, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 comes into force, outlaws production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons among its signatories.

Deaths in History

  • Mike Royko, columnist, dies of stroke at 64
  • Peter Tali Coleman, gov of Americ Samoa (1956-61, 78-85, 89-93), dies