1908 ) December 24 Toshir Mifune, Japanese actor (b.
1927 ) July Edit James Stewart July 1 Robert Mitchum, American actor (b.1997 mcmxcvii ) was a common year that started on a Wednesday.June 25 June 4 floors of whores tzusing 26 Bertie Ahern is appointed as the 10th Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland and Mary Harney is appointed as the 16th, and first female, Tánaiste, after their parties, Fianna Fáil and the Progressive Democrats respectively, win the 1997 General Election.1905 ) June Edit Jacques-Yves Cousteau June 2 Helen Jacobs, American tennis champion (b.The manga and anime InuYasha takes place in 1997 in Tokyo.1916 ) January 20 Curt Flood, American baseball player (b.September 19 53 are killed in the Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria.June 8 A United States Coast Guard helicopter crashes near Humboldt Bay, California ; all 4 crewmembers perish.
January 27 It is revealed that French museums had nearly 2,000 pieces of art that had been stolen by Nazis.
1950 ) June 12 Bulat Okudzhava, Soviet non-mainstream singer of Georgian descent (b.
1913 ) August Edit Diana, Princess of Wales August 2 August 4 Jeanne Calment, French supercentenarian and the oldest living person ever documented in history.
June 12 The mark 2 escort for sale ebay United States Department of the Treasury unveils a new 50 bill, meant to be more difficult to counterfeit.
1938 ) January 21 Colonel Tom Parker, Dutch-born celebrity manager (b.
December 11 The Kyoto Protocol is adopted by a United Nations committee.
1896 ) April 4 Leo Picard, Israeli geologist and an expert in the field of hydrology (b.1943 ) October 14 Harold Robbins, American writer (b.1903 ) July 15 Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer (b.Mercenaries of Sandline International withdraw from Papua New Guinea.1923 ) October 4 Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese video game franchise creator (b.May 11 IBM 's Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, the first time a computer beats a chess World champion in a match.1921 ) November 22 Michael Hutchence, Australian musician (b.Date unknown Edit The Toyota Prius, the first hybrid vehicle to go into full production, is unveiled in Japan on October 24, and goes on sale in Japan on December.1932 ) May 24 Edward Mulhare, Irish actor (b.June 16 About 50 are killed in the Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria.1904 ) February 23 Tony Williams, American musician (b.