January 15, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Diana, Princess of Wales, calls for an international ban on landmines, angering ministers in the UK

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station

Deaths in History

  • Jose Ignacio Domecq, Spanish wine maker, dies at 82
  • Kenneth Thimann, botanist, dies at 92