On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1997

Historical Events

  • At least 98 villagers are killed by the GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.
  • Netflix is founded by Marc Randolph and Reed Hasting in Scotts Valley, California as an online DVD rental business
1997 Highlights

About August 29, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo