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
- February 7, 1997 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 18, 1997 – The tail of a Russian Antonov An-24 charter plane breaks off while en route to Turkey causing the plane to crash and killing all 50 people on board and leading to the grounding of all An-24s.
- March 22, 1997 – The Comet Hale–Bopp has its closest approach to Earth.
- April 22, 1997 – Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria where 93 villagers are killed.
- June 10, 1997 – Before fleeing his northern stronghold, Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen and 11 of Sen’s family members.
- June 13, 1997 – Uphaar cinema fire, in New Delhi, India, killed 59 people, and over 100 people injured.
- October 4, 1997 – The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Loomis, Fargo and Company. A Federal Bureau of Investigation investigation eventually results in 24 convictions and the recovery of approximately 95% of the $17.3 million stolen cash.
- November 3, 1997 – The United States of America imposes economic sanctions against Sudan in response to its human rights abuses of its own citizens and its material and political assistance to Islamic extremist groups across the Middle East and Eastern Africa.
- December 1, 1997 – In the Indian state of Bihar, Ranvir Sena attacked the CPI(ML) Party Unity stronghold Lakshmanpur-Bathe, killing 63 lower caste people.
- December 17, 1997 – The British Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1997 comes into force, banning all handguns with the exception of antique and show weapons.
Who Were Born On 1997?
- February 5, 1997 – Patrick Roberts, English footballer
- February 8, 1997 – Kathryn Newton, American actress
- April 11, 1997 – Miriam Kolodziejová, Czech tennis player
- May 9, 1997 – Zane Huett, American actor
- May 12, 1997 – Odeya Rush, Israeli-American actress
- June 8, 1997 – Jeļena Ostapenko, Latvian tennis player
- June 21, 1997 – Ferdinand Zvonimir von Habsburg, Austrian race car driver
- June 26, 1997 – Callum Taylor, English cricketer
- June 30, 1997 – Hong Seong-chan, South Korean junior tennis player
- October 24, 1997 – Claudia Fragapane, English gymnast