This Day in History

The First Episode of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Premieres 

In 1997, the television landscape was forever changed with the premiere of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” created by Joss Whedon. The show followed the adventures of Buffy Summers, a high school student chosen to battle supernatural forces, and her diverse group of friends, known as the “Scooby Gang.” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” garnered critical acclaim […]

The Notorious B.I.G. is killed in Los Angeles 

On March 9, 1997, the hip-hop world was rocked by the tragic death of rap icon The Notorious B.I.G., also known as Biggie Smalls or Christopher Wallace, in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles. The murder remains unsolved, sparking countless theories and conspiracies surrounding the circumstances of his death. Despite his untimely passing, Biggie’s legacy […]

Dolly the Sheep is Cloned

A groundbreaking scientific achievement occurred on February 22nd, 1997, with the announcement of the successful cloning of Dolly the Sheep by researchers at the Roslin Institute in Scotland. Dolly, the first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell, captured the world’s imagination and sparked ethical debates about the implications of cloning technology.

The Kyoto Protocol is Adopted

On December 11th, 1997, the Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty aimed at addressing climate change, was adopted. It set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, marking a significant step in global environmental efforts.