What happened this day in history January 8, 1982

What are the important events that happened on January 8, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 8, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 8, 1982 is the 8th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 357 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 26, 1981 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 379,296,000 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 ‘octagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $138.46. (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 Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 8, 1982 Historical Events

  • 1982
    The break up of AT&T: AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions.

Who were born on January 8, 1982?

  • 1982
    Emanuele Calaiò, Italian footballer
  • 1982
    Gaby Hoffmann, American actress
  • 1982
    John Utaka, Nigerian footballer
  • 1982
    Wil Francis, American singer

Who died on January 8, 1982?

  • 1982
    Grégoire Aslan, Armenian actor (b. 1908)

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