January 1, 1997: Day of the Week
January 1, 1997 was the 1st day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 364 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
A person born on this day will be 18 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $2,539.50 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the January 1997 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1997 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Rat is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 1, 1997 Historical Event(s)
- 1997Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan is appointed Secretary-General of the United Nations.
- 1997Zaire officially joins the World Trade Organization.
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