What happened this day in history January 12, 1982

What are the important events that happened on January 12, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 12, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 12, 1982 is the 12th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 353 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 30, 1981 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 379,641,600 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.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,120.90. (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.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Metal 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, 1982?

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    Chris Ray, American baseball player
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    Dimitrios Tsiamis, Greek triple jumper
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    Dontrelle Willis, American baseball player
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    Hans Van Alphen, Belgian decathlete
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    Paul-Henri Mathieu, French tennis player
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    Sherzod Abdurahmonov, Uzbek boxer

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