What happened this day in history January 19, 1980

What are the important events that happened on January 19, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 19, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 19, 1980 is the 19th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 347 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 6, 1980 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 5,284,800 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 ‘enneadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $147.58. (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.

Sheep 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 19, 1980?

  • 1980
    Jenson Button, English Formula One driver
  • 1980
    Kotoko, Japanese singer
  • 1980
    Luke Macfarlane, Canadian actor

Who died on January 19, 1980?

  • 1980
    William O. Douglas, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1898)

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