10 thoughts on “08-31-97”

  1. I was visiting friends/family in Needles Arizona. We were just getting up when I heard the news. My mother-in-law called me and told me what had happened and we were both crying.
    Princess Diana died! RIP

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  2. I remember this day well. I was in 7th grade and was at my best friend’s house (and yes- we’re still best friends).

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  3. Born on this day…and I actually have a similar newspaper headlining her death. I sometimes feel like I have a connection with her, even though I was born several hours before her death and on the other side of the world.

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  4. This happened on my 31st birthday. I learned the news from the TV over the bar where I was having a nightcap with a friend. It was tragic

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  5. I was born on this day, like so many others. My father would always tell me “One princess left this world, but another one entered it.”
    My father was a cynical man with very little empathy, except for those incredibly close to him. My mother wasn’t much better. He would look at me and marvel at my innate kindness/compassion. And they would say that I didn’t get it from them, so i must have received some of the kindness that Princess Diana had when she died.

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