What happened this day in history January 22, 1973

What are the important events that happened on January 22, 1973? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 22, 1973: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 22, 1973 is the 22nd day of the year 1973 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 343 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 9, 1973 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,608,480 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 ‘icosidigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,554.30. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius 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.

Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 22, 1973 Historical Events

  • 1973
    A chartered Boeing 707 explodes in flames upon landing at Kano Airport, Nigeria, killing 176.
  • 1973
    The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing elective abortion in all fifty states.

Who were born on January 22, 1973?

  • 1973
    Rogerio Ceni, Brazilian footballer

Who died on January 22, 1973?

  • 1973
    Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States (b. 1908)

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