On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Juan Darien-Carnival Mass" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC
  • "Love Thy Neighbor" closes at Booth Theater NYC
  • "Show Boat" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72
1997 Highlights

About January 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn