What happened this day in history January 29, 1980

What are the important events that happened on January 29, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 29, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 29, 1980 is the 29th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 337 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 16, 1980 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 88,320 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 ‘icosienneagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $677.50. (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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Who were born on January 29, 1980?

  • 1980
    Ingimundur Ingimundarson, Icelandic handball player
  • 1980
    Ivan Klasnić, Croatian football player
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    Jason James Richter, American actor
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    Yael Bar-Zohar, Israeli actress and model

Who died on January 29, 1980?

  • 1980
    Jimmy Durante, American actor and comedian (b. 1893)

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