November 20, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Iraq's Revolution Command Council formally endorses an agreement, arranged by Russia, that enables UN weapons inspection teams to resume operations in Iraq
  • Yohannes Haile-Selassie discovers the partial skull of a 2.5 million year old human ancestor, confirming and establishing the new species Australopithecus garhi, in Bouri, Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Deaths in History

  • Gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana