On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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 writer (b. 1923)