What happened this day in history January 18, 1976

What are the important events that happened on January 18, 1976? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 18, 1976: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 18, 1976 is the 18th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 348 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 5, 1976 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 3,179,520 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 ‘octadecagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,534.50. (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.

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 18, 1976 Historical Events

  • 1976
    Lebanese Christian militias overrun Karantina, Beirut, killing at least 1,000.

Who were born on January 18, 1976?

  • 1976
    Damien Leith, Irish-born Australian singer, winner of Australian Idol 2006
  • 1976
    Laurence Courtois, Belgian tennis player
  • 1976
    Subhrajit Mitra, Indian filmmaker

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