On This Day

February 4, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milošević
  • En route to Lebanon, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-53 troop-transport helicopters collide in mid-air over northern Galilee, Israel killing 73.
  • US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish

Deaths in History

  • James Friell, Scottish political cartoonist (Daily Worker), dies at 84