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 1, 1997 – Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan is appointed Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- February 7, 1997 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Ox in Chinese astrology.
- March 9, 1997 – Comet Hale–Bopp: Observers in China, Mongolia and eastern Siberia are treated to a rare double feature as an eclipse permits Hale-Bopp to be seen during the day.
- March 13, 1997 – The Phoenix Lights are seen over Phoenix, Arizona by hundreds of people, and by millions on television.
- March 22, 1997 – The Comet Hale–Bopp has its closest approach to Earth.
- April 3, 1997 – The Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but one of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
- May 8, 1997 – A China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 crashes on approach into Bao'an International Airport, killing 35 people.
- June 16, 1997 – The Daïat Labguer (M’sila) Massacre in Algeria; 50 people die.
- July 1, 1997 – China resumes sovereignty over the city-state of Hong Kong, ending 156 years of British colonial rule.
Who Were Born On 1997?
- January 10, 1997 – Ayuri Konno, Japanese actress
- January 24, 1997 – Dylan Riley Snyder, American actor, singer, and dancer
- March 14, 1997 – Simone Biles, American gymnast
- March 19, 1997 – Rūta Meilutytė, Lithuanian swimmer
- May 19, 1997 – Ida LaFontaine, Swedish singer
- May 31, 1997 – Milka-Emilia Pasanen, Finnish tennis player
- June 21, 1997 – Rebecca Black, American singer and actress
- June 26, 1997 – Callum Taylor, English cricketer
- August 6, 1997 – Kristína Schmiedlová, Slovak tennis player
- August 22, 1997 – Alexander Solberg, Norwegian child prodigy