September 18, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Turner gives $1 billion to the United Nations, creating the public charity, the United Nations Foundation

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Voters in Wales vote yes (50.3%) in a referendum on Welsh autonomy.

Deaths in History

  • Harry Brian Boyne, journalist, dies at 87