Timeline: 1997

Timeline: 1997

January

Date Event See
2

Dr. David Cavendish takes over as Head of Medical Research at St. Swithens hospital following the retirement of Sir Michael Booth.

4

The Vancouver Sentinel ceases publication.

July

Date Event See
8

Armstrong Industries and Media (AIM) acquires commercial development licences for their first three geosynchronous orbital slots.

September

Date Event See
10

David Cavendish publishes his research paper, Comparative Study of Three Embryonic Manipulations. This is probably the first scientific look at how The Event has affected human DNA. Cavendish is not aware of the nature of The Event, and his paper provides no solid conclusions.