What happened this day in history January 16, 1982

What are the important events that happened on January 16, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 16, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 16, 1982 is the 16th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 349 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 3, 1982 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 6,333,120 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 ‘hexadecagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $132.93. (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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Who were born on January 16, 1982?

  • 1982
    Samuel Preston, British singer (The Ordinary Boys)
  • 1982
    Tuncay Şanlı, Turkish footballer

Who died on January 16, 1982?

  • 1982
    Red Smith, American sports columnist (b. 1905)

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