Updated March 17, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Highlights of the important events of the year from January 1997 to December 1997, organized month by month, in three categories for easy reference. For the year's major Supreme Court decisions, see Major Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1997. Countries of the World covers specific international events, country by country.
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