On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 2001

Historical Events

  • In the Netherlands a Scottish court convicts a Libyan and acquits another for their part in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 which crashed into Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahed Tamimi, Pakistani activist who slapped Israeli officer, born in Nabi Salih, West Bank

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon R. Dickson, Canadian-American sci-fi author (Genetic General), dies at 77
2001 Highlights

About January 31, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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