What happened this day in history January 13, 2008

What are the important events that happened on January 13, 2008? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 13, 2008: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 13, 2008 is the 13th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 353 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 31, 2007 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 20,003,040 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 ‘tridecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $375.00. (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.

Pig 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 January 13, 2008?

  • 2008
    Johnny Podres, American baseball player (b. 1932)
  • 2008
    Sergei Larin, Lithuanian tenor (b. 1956)

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