What happened this day in history January 8, 2016

What are the important events that happened on January 8, 2016? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 8, 2016: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 8, 2016 is the 8th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 358 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 26, 2015 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 403,392 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 ‘octagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $6.55. (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 Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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