What happened this day in history January 5, 1966

What are the important events that happened on January 5, 1966? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 5, 1966: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 5, 1966 is the 5th day of the year 1966 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 360 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 23, 1965 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘pentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $191.37. (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.

Snake 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 5, 1966?

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    Kate Schellenbach, American drummer (Luscious Jackson)
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    Steve Tuttle, Canadian ice hockey player

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