On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1997

Historical Events

  • The Swiss government and several banks and businesses agree to create a memorial fund for victims of the Holocaust

Famous Deaths

  • Callum Alexander MacDonald, Scottish historian, dies of cancer at 49
1997 Highlights

About January 24, 1997

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius