What Happened on January 31, 2001

Historical Events

Lockerbie Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103

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, Palestinian activist who slapped Israeli officer, born in Nabi Salih, West Bank
Born in 2001

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? 22 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It Wasn't Me - Shaggy Featuring Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent
  • UK #1 Song: Rollin' - Limp Bizkit