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.
- 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 13, 1997 – The Phoenix Lights are seen over Phoenix, Arizona by hundreds of people, and by millions on television.
- July 10, 1997 – Miguel Ángel Blanco, a member of Partido Popular (Spain), is kidnapped in the Basque city of Ermua by ETA members, sparking widespread protests.
- 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.
- August 26, 1997 – Beni Ali massacre in Algeria where 60 to 100 people were killed.
- September 26, 1997 – A Garuda Indonesia Airbus A300 crashes near Medan, Indonesia, airport, killing 234.
- December 22, 1997 – Hussein Farrah Aidid relinquishes the disputed title of President of Somalia by signing the Cairo Declaration, in Cairo, Egypt. It is the first major step towards reconciliation in Somalia since 1991.
Who Were Born On 1997?
- April 7, 1997 – Rafaela Gómez, Ecuadorian tennis player
- April 11, 1997 – Miriam Kolodziejová, Czech tennis player
- April 24, 1997 – Veronika Kudermetova, Russian tennis player
- May 15, 1997 – Erica Green, American murder victim (d. 2001)
- October 24, 1997 – Raúl Chávez Sarmiento, Peruvian mathematician
- November 1, 1997 – Alex Wolff, American actor and singer (Nat & Alex Wolff)
- November 6, 1997 – Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, English actor
- November 29, 1997 – Ye Qiuyu, Chinese tennis player
- December 27, 1997 – Ana Konjuh, Croatian tennis player