What happened this day in history January 20, 1971

What are the important events that happened on January 20, 1971? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 20, 1971: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 20, 1971 is the 20th day of the year 1971 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 345 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 7, 1971 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 9,216 hours 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.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $832.25. (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 Metal 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, 1971?

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    Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, American drummer (The Roots)
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    Brian Giles, American baseball player
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    Derrick Green, American singer (Sepultura)
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    Gary Barlow, English singer (Take That)
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    Gerard McDonnell, Irish mountaineer (d. 2008)
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    Wakanohana Masaru, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 66th Yokozuna

Who died on January 20, 1971?

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    Gilbert M. ‘Broncho Billy’Anderson, American actor, director, writer, and producer (b. 1880)
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    Minanogawa Tōzō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 34th Yokozuna (b. 1903)

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