A president is shot, Cal Ripken Jr. breaks an unbreakable record, and the world mourns the passing of a princess, all on this day.
1997: The funeral for Diana, Princess of Wales, takes place in London with more than a million people lining the streets and 2.5 billion watching around the world on television.
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