What happened this day in history July 15, 1980

What are the important events that happened on July 15, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 15, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 15, 1980 is the 197th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 169 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 2, 1980 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 5,541,120 minutes 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 ‘hectaenneacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $141.63. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Monkey 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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July 15, 1980 Historical Events

  • 1980
    A massive storm tears through western Wisconsin, causing US$160 million in damage.

Who were born on July 15, 1980?

  • 1980
    Jasper Pääkkönen, Finnish actor and film producer
  • 1980
    Jonathan Cheechoo, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980
    Kelli Martin, American fashion designer
  • 1980
    Mike Zambidis, Greek kickboxer
  • 1980
    Reggie Abercrombie, American baseball player

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