The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2025. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1997
- January 21, 1997 – The U.S. House of Representatives votes 395–28 to reprimand Newt Gingrich for ethics violations, making him the first Speaker of the House to be so disciplined.
- January 23, 1997 – Madeleine Albright becomes the first woman to serve as United States Secretary of State.
- February 7, 1997 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 22, 1997 – The Comet Hale–Bopp has its closest approach to Earth.
- May 6, 1997 – The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank’s 300-year history.
- May 11, 1997 – Deep Blue, a chess-playing supercomputer, defeats Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, becoming the first computer to beat a world-champion chess player in a classic match format.
- July 19, 1997 – The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army resumes a ceasefire to end their 25-year campaign to end British rule in Northern Ireland.
- September 6, 1997 – The Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Well over a million people lined the streets and 2.5 billion watched around the world on television.
- October 25, 1997 – After a brief civil war which has driven President Pascal Lissouba out of Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso proclaims himself the President of the Republic of the Congo.
- December 19, 1997 – SilkAir Flight 185 crashes into the Musi River, near Palembang in Indonesia, killing 104.
Who Were Born On 1997?
- January 8, 1997 – Fran Brodić, Croatian footballer
- January 11, 1997 – Cody Simpson, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
- February 20, 1997 – Roosa Timonen, Finnish tennis player
- March 8, 1997 – Jurina Matsui, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and SKE48)
- April 1, 1997 – Álex Palou, Spanish racing driver
- July 10, 1997 – Rena Kato, Japanese singer, dancer, model, and actress (AKB48)
- August 28, 1997 – Emilia McCarthy, Canadian actress and dancer
- October 7, 1997 – Kira Kosarin, American actress and singer
- October 24, 1997 – Claudia Fragapane, English gymnast
- November 9, 1997 – Matthew Fisher, English cricketer