What happened this day in history January 27, 1980

What are the important events that happened on January 27, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 27, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 27, 1980 is the 27th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 339 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 14, 1980 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 88,272 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 ‘icosiheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $14,423.00. (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.

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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January 27, 1980 Historical Events

  • 1980
    Through cooperation between the U.S. and Canadian governments, six American diplomats secretly escape hostilities in Iran in the culmination of the Canadian caper.

Who were born on January 27, 1980?

  • 1980
    Chanda Gunn, American ice hockey player
  • 1980
    Marat Safin, Russian tennis player

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