On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1997

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Varady, Hungarian-Romani jazz guitarist, born in Rimavsk√° Sobota, Slovakia

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Cunanan, serial killer (Gianni Versage), commits suicide
  • Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), dies of a brain tumour at 63
  • Frank Parker, American tennis player (4-time Grand Slam singles winner), dies at 81
  • Saw Maung, general/president of Myanmar (Burma) (1988-92), dies
  • William J. Brennan, Jr. American Supreme Court judge (1956-90), dies at 91
1997 Highlights

About July 24, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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