What happened this day in history January 13, 1982

What are the important events that happened on January 13, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 13, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 13, 1982 is the 13th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 352 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 31, 1981 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 105,480 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 ‘tridecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $133.41. (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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January 13, 1982 Historical Events

  • 1982
    Shortly after takeoff, Air Florida Flight 90, a Boeing 737 jet crashes into Washington, DC’s 14th Street Bridge and falls into the Potomac River, killing 78 including four motorists.

Who were born on January 13, 1982?

  • 1982
    Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player
  • 1982
    Kamran Akmal, Pakistan cricketer

Who died on January 13, 1982?

  • 1982
    Marcel Camus, French director (b. 1912)

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