Portal:Current events/December 1997

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1997
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

December 1997 was the twelfth and final month of that common year. The month, which began on a Monday, ended on a Wednesday after 31 days.

Portal:Current events

This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from December 1997.

  • In Ottawa, Canada, representatives from 121 countries sign a treaty prohibiting the manufacture and deployment of anti-personnel land mines. However, the United States, the People's Republic of China, Russia, South Korea and 32 other nations do not sign and/or ratify the treaty.
  • Myra Hindley loses her High Court appeal against the government's decision to keep her behind bars for the rest of her life.
  • Hong Kong begins to kill all the chickens within its territory (1.25 million) to stop the spread of a potentially deadly influenza strain.
<< December 1997 >>
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

References

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Portal:Current_events/December_1997&oldid=720148850"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portal:Current_events/December_1997
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Portal:Current events/December 1997"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA