Wednesday January 1, 1997
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

A person born on this day will be 27 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,868.00 today.

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Here’s the January 1997 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1997 calendar.

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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)

1997
Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan is appointed Secretary-General of the United Nations.
1997
Zaire officially joins the World Trade Organization.

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