What happened this day in history January 20, 1959

What are the important events that happened on January 20, 1959? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 20, 1959: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 20, 1959 is the 20th day of the year 1959 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 345 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 7, 1959 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘icosagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,133.95. (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.

Dog 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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January 20, 1959 Historical Events

  • 1959
    The first flight of the Vickers Vanguard.

Who were born on January 20, 1959?

  • 1959
    R.A. Salvatore, American author
  • 1959
    Tami Hoag, American novelist

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