What happened this day in history January 12, 1974

What are the important events that happened on January 12, 1974? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 12, 1974: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 12, 1974 is the 12th day of the year 1974 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 353 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 30, 1973 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 127,180,800 seconds 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 ‘dodecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $8,269.50. (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 Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on January 12, 1974?

  • 1974
    Claudia Conserva, Chilean television presenter
  • 1974
    Melanie Chisholm, British singer (Spice Girls)
  • 1974
    Tor Arne Hetland, Norwegian cross-country skier

Who died on January 12, 1974?

  • 1974
    Princess Patricia of Connaught (b. 1886)

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