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.
- February 28, 1997 – GRB 970228, a highly luminous flash of gamma rays, strikes the Earth for 80 seconds, providing early evidence that gamma-ray bursts occur well beyond the Milky Way.
- 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.
- September 3, 1997 – Vietnam Airlines Flight 815 (Tupolev Tu-134) crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64.
- September 18, 1997 – Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention is adopted.
- December 15, 1997 – Tajikistan Airlines Flight 3183 crashes in the desert near Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, killing 85.
- 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.
- December 22, 1997 – Acteal massacre: Attendees at a prayer meeting of Roman Catholic activists for indigenous causes in the small village of Acteal in the Mexican state of Chiapas are massacred by paramilitary forces.
Who Were Born On 1997?
- February 28, 1997 – Kyoko Yoshine, Japanese actress
- March 14, 1997 – Simone Biles, American gymnast
- April 1, 1997 – Asa Butterfield, English actor
- April 7, 1997 – Rafaela Gómez, Ecuadorian tennis player
- May 9, 1997 – Zane Huett, American actor
- July 4, 1997 – Jason Spevack, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter
- August 10, 1997 – Kylie Jenner, American model
- August 19, 1997 – Joseph Castanon American actor and singer
- October 28, 1997 – Sierra McCormick, American actress
- December 15, 1997 – Zach Banks, American racing driver