What happened this day in history January 30, 1982

What are the important events that happened on January 30, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 30, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 30, 1982 is the 30th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 335 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 17, 1982 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 381,196,800 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 ‘triacontagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $7,008.00. (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.

Dog 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 30, 1982 Historical Events

  • 1982
    Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called “Elk Cloner”.

Who were born on January 30, 1982?

  • 1982
    DeSagana Diop, Senegalese basketball player
  • 1982
    Jorge Cantu, Mexican baseball player
  • 1982
    Mark Nwokeji, English footballer

Who died on January 30, 1982?

  • 1982
    Lightnin' Hopkins, American musician (b. 1912)

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