April 5, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Galileo, 3rd Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 7)

Deaths in History

Person of interestAllen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg, American beat poet (Howl, The Fall of America) and 1960s counterculture icon, dies of liver cancer via complications of hepatitis at 70

Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg
  • Alparslan Turkes, Turkish politician (MHP), dies