What happened this day in history January 1, 1986

What are the important events that happened on January 1, 1986? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 1, 1986: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 1, 1986 is the 1st day of the year 1986 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 364 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 19, 1985 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 140,256 hours 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 ‘henagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,122.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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.

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

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January 1, 1986 Historical Events

  • 1986
    Aruba becomes independent of Curaçao, though it remains in free association with the Netherlands.
  • 1986
    Spain and Portugal are admitted into the European Community.

Who were born on January 1, 1986?

  • 1986
    Colin Morgan, Northern Irish actor
  • 1986
    Glen Davis, American basketball player
  • 1986
    James Davis, American football player
  • 1986
    Pablo Cuevas, Uruguayan tennis player
  • 1986
    Sungmin, South Korean singer (Super Junior)

Who died on January 1, 1986?

  • 1986
    Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)
  • 1986
    Bruce Norris, American hockey executive (Detroit Red Wings) (b. 1924)

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