What happened this day in history January 17, 1985

What are the important events that happened on January 17, 1985? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 17, 1985: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 17, 1985 is the 17th day of the year 1985 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 348 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 4, 1985 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 474,768,000 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 ‘heptadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $6,190.50. (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.

Rat 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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Who were born on January 17, 1985?

  • 1985
    Kang-in, South Korean singer, dancer, actor, MC, and DJ (Super Junior)
  • 1985
    Pablo Barrientos, Argentine footballer
  • 1985
    Riyu Kosaka, Japanese singer (BeForU)
  • 1985
    Simone Simons, Dutch singer (Epica)

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