October 4, 1997 in Nation/World



Ten years ago: National Football League owners staged their first games since the players union went on strike, with replacement personnel.

Five years ago: An Israeli Boeing 747 cargo jet crashed into an Amsterdam apartment complex, killing 43 people.

One year ago: A judge in Philadelphia issued an injunction preventing majorleague baseball umpires from striking over an incident in which Roberto Alomar of the Baltimore Orioles spat on umpire John Hirschbeck.

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