What happened this day in history January 20, 1970

What are the important events that happened on January 20, 1970? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 20, 1970: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 20, 1970 is the 20th day of the year 1970 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, 1970 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 27,360 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 ‘icosagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $919.55. (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.

Rooster 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 20, 1970?

  • 1970
    Edwin McCain, American singer-songwriter
  • 1970
    Kerri Kenney-Silver, American actress
  • 1970
    Mitch Benn, UK comedian, songwriter and actor
  • 1970
    Skeet Ulrich, American actor

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