What happened this day in history January 16, 1948

What are the important events that happened on January 16, 1948? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 16, 1948: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 16, 1948 is the 16th day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 350 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 3, 1948 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hexadecagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $6,130.00. (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 were born on January 16, 1948?

  • 1948
    Cliff Thorburn, Canadian snooker player
  • 1948
    Dalvanius Prime, New Zealand entertainer (d. 2002)
  • 1948
    John Carpenter, American film director
  • 1948
    Ruth Reichl, American magazine editor

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