What happened this day in history March 24, 1997

What are the important events that happened on March 24, 1997? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 24, 1997: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 24, 1997 is the 83rd day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 282 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 11, 1997 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 14,319,360 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘octacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $421.40. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who died on March 24, 1997?

  • 1997
    Harold Melvin, American singer (Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes) (b. 1939)
  • 1997
    Martin Caidin, American aviation writer (b. 1927)

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