What happened this day in history January 19, 1979

What are the important events that happened on January 19, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 19, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 19, 1979 is the 19th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 346 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 6, 1979 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 285,552,000 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 ‘enneadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $3,790.50. (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.

Horse is the mythical animal and Earth 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 19, 1979?

  • 1979
    Josu Sarriegi, Spanish/Basque footballer
  • 1979
    Svetlana Khorkina, Russian gymnast
  • 1979
    Wiley, English rapper

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