What happened this day in history January 3, 1970

What are the important events that happened on January 3, 1970? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 3, 1970: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 3, 1970 is the 3rd day of the year 1970 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 362 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 21, 1969 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 48 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 ‘trigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $17,949.00. (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 3, 1970?

  • 1970
    Christian Duguay, American comic actor
  • 1970
    Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
  • 1970
    Matt Ross, American actor

Who died on January 3, 1970?

  • 1970
    Gladys Aylward, British missionary (b. 1902)

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