What happened this day in history January 14, 2001

What are the important events that happened on January 14, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 14, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 14, 2001 is the 14th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 351 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 1, 2001 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 979,430,400 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 ‘tetradecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $61.06. (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.

Dragon 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 died on January 14, 2001?

  • 2001
    Burkhard Heim, German physicist (b. 1925)
  • 2001
    Kostas Rigopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1930)

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