What happened this day in history January 3, 2004

What are the important events that happened on January 3, 2004? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 3, 2004: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 3, 2004 is the 3rd day of the year 2004 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 363 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 21, 2003 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,073,088,000 seconds 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 Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $48.54. (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.

Sheep 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 3, 2004 Historical Events

  • 2004
    Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashes into the Red Sea, resulting in 148 deaths, making it the deadliest aviation accident in Egyptian history.

Who died on January 3, 2004?

  • 2004
    Des Corcoran, Premier of South Australia (b. 1928)
  • 2004
    Leon Wagner, American baseball player (b. 1934)

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