What happened this day in history January 15, 1976

What are the important events that happened on January 15, 1976? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 15, 1976: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 15, 1976 is the 15th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 351 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 2, 1976 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 3,175,200 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 ‘pentadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $158.96. (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.

Rabbit is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 15, 1976 Historical Events

  • 1976
    Gerald Ford’s would-be assassin, Sara Jane Moore, is sentenced to life in prison.

Who were born on January 15, 1976?

  • 1976
    Corey Chavous, American football player
  • 1976
    Doug Gottlieb, American basketball analyst
  • 1976
    Scott Murray, Scotland rugby player

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