1997

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1997
Tony Blair
Tony Blair was sworn in as British Prime Minister on May 2, 1997 .
Hale-Bopp recorded in Pazin on the Istrian peninsula (Croatia) on March 29, 1997
Hale-Bopp , the " Great Comet of 1997" is visible to the naked eye for several months.
Funeral of Princess Diana
The funeral of Princess Diana on September 6, 1997 in London.
1997 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2750
Armenian calendar 1445-1446
Ethiopian calendar 1989-1990
Badi calendar 153-154
Bengali calendar 1403-1404
Berber calendar 2947
Buddhist calendar 2541
Burmese calendar 1359
Byzantine calendar 7505-7506
Chinese calendar
 - era 4693-4694 or
4633-4634
 - 60 year cycle

Fire rat ( 丙子 , 13) -
fire ox ( 丁丑 , 14)

French
revolutionary calendar
CCV - CCVI
205-206
Hebrew calendar 5757-5758
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2053-2054
 - Shaka Samvat 1919-1920
Iranian calendar 1375-1376
Islamic calendar 1417-1418
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Heisei 9
 - Kōki 2657
Coptic calendar 1713-1714
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4330
 - Juche era 86
Minguo calendar 86
Modern Olympics XXVI
Seleucid calendar 2308-2309
Thai solar calendar 2540

Annual dedications

Events

Politics and world events

January

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March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

economy

science and technology

OMEGA system on Reunion

Culture

music

See also: 1997 number one hits in Australia , Belgium , Denmark , Germany , Finland , France , Ireland , Italy , Japan , Canada , New Zealand , the Netherlands , Norway , Austria , Sweden , Switzerland , Spain , Hungary , the United States and the United Kingdom .

See also: Category: Music 1997

society

Logo of the student strike 1997/98 (redrawn)
Diana's funeral
  • September 6 : The funeral ceremony for Diana, Princess of Wales , the first wife of Charles , the heir to the British throne , is attended by around three million people on the streets of London. Watching TV broadcasts is the world's largest media event to date, with an estimated 2.5 billion viewers .

religion

Ibrahim al Ibrahim Mosque in Gibraltar

Natural events

  • March 9 : Total solar eclipse in eastern Siberia
  • The as large comet of 1997 called Comet Hale-Bopp is responsible for approximately 18 months with the naked eye visible and developed by brightness, duration and clear trajectory far ahead about Halley (1986) or Hyakutake (1996) one of the most unusual comet history.

Sports

For entries of athletics world records, see under the respective discipline under athletics .

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

CFIT - Korean Air Flight 801 Aug. 6, 1997 (228 people die, 26 survive)

Born

January

February

Benjamin Henrichs (2015)

March

Daniel De Silva (2013)

April

May

Lana Condor (2015)
Ousmane Dembélé (2018)

June

Rebecca Black (2014)

July

Malala Yousafzai (2013)

August

Greyson Chance (2011)

September

October

Bella Thorne (2014)

November

December

Zara Larsson (2015)

Day unknown

Died

This is a list of the most important people who passed away in 1997. For a more detailed list see Nekrolog 1997 .

January

February

Deng Xiaoping († February 19)

March

April

Chaim Herzog († April 17)

May

June

July

August

Diana Spencer († August 31)
Julio Musimessi

September

Mother Teresa († September 5)
Mobutu Sese Seko († September 7th)

October

James A. Michener, 1991

November

December

Day unknown

Nobel Prizes

Web links

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