September 30, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • "Too Close" single released by Next (Billboard Song of the Year 1998)
  • Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 4

Deaths in History

  • Male alligator, largest in Florida (14 feet), killed at about 65
  • Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, British professor of occupational health, dies at 86