January 10, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 1st Comet of 1997 Discovered: Comet 1997 A1
  • Dow Corning provides $295 billion to settle breast implant suits
  • Italy's new 1,000 lire coin shows divided Germany on map

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as president of Nicaragua

President of Nicaragua Arnoldo Aleman
President of Nicaragua
Arnoldo Aleman

Deaths in History

  • Alexander R. Todd, British chemist (Nobel Prize 1957), dies at 89
  • Darrell A. Amyx, American classical archaeologist (Greek Ceramics), dies at 85
  • Elspeth Huxley, English author (The Flame Trees of Thika and The Mottled Lizard), dies at 96
  • Hilary Grover Barratt Brown, conservationist, dies at 71
  • Shiv Verma, Indian revolutionary soldier, dies