On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1997

Historical Events

  • After 5 days missing, Tony Bullimore rescued alive after his boat capsized in Southern Ocean

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Famous Birthdays

  • Lauryn McClain, American actress & singer, born in Decatur, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Osobka-Morawski, prime minister of Poland (1945-47), dies
  • Junaidu ibn Buhari, scholar, dies at 90
1997 Highlights

About January 9, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn