What happened this day in history July 17, 1980

What are the important events that happened on July 17, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 17, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 17, 1980 is the 199th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 167 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 4, 1980 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 332,640,000 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 ‘hectaenneacontaenneagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $13,585.00. (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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Who were born on July 17, 1980?

  • 1980
    Javier Camuñas, Spanish footballer
  • 1980
    Ryan Miller, American hockey player

Who died on July 17, 1980?

  • 1980
    Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician (b. 1890)

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