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 19, 1997 – Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.
- January 23, 1997 – Greek serial killer Antonis Daglis is sentenced to thirteen consecutive life sentences, plus 25 years for the serial slayings of three women and the attempted murder of six others.
- February 7, 1997 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Ox in Chinese astrology.
- April 23, 1997 – Omaria massacre in Algeria: Forty-two villagers are killed.
- April 29, 1997 – The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 enters into force, outlawing the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons by its signatories.
- May 22, 1997 – Kelly Flinn, the US Air Force’s first female bomber pilot certified for combat, accepts a general discharge in order to avoid a court-martial.
- September 18, 1997 – Al-Qaeda carried out a terrorist attack in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- November 27, 1997 – Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
- December 27, 1997 – Protestant paramilitary leader Billy Wright is assassinated in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
- December 30, 1997 – In the worst incident in Algeria’s insurgency, the Wilaya of Relizane massacres, 400 people from four villages are killed.
Who Were Born On 1997?
- January 24, 1997 – Dylan Riley Snyder, American actor, singer, and dancer
- February 9, 1997 – Valentini Grammatikopoulou, Greek tennis player
- March 17, 1997 – Katie Ledecky, American swimmer
- April 23, 1997 – Alex Ferris, Canadian actor
- June 21, 1997 – Ferdinand Zvonimir von Habsburg, Austrian race car driver
- July 12, 1997 – Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani-English activist, Nobel Prize laureate
- July 13, 1997 – Leo Howard, American actor and martial artist
- July 19, 1997 – Ohga Tanaka, Japanese actor
- August 19, 1997 – Joseph Castanon American actor and singer
- December 15, 1997 – Magdalena Fręch, Polish tennis player