What happened this day in history July 19, 1981

What are the important events that happened on July 19, 1981? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 19, 1981: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 19, 1981 is the 200th day of the year 1981 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 165 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 6, 1981 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 364,348,800 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 ‘dihectagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $142.12. (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.

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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July 19, 1981 Historical Events

  • 1981
    In a private meeting with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, French Prime Minister François Mitterrand reveals the existence of the Farewell Dossier, a collection of documents showing that the Soviets had been stealing American technological research and development.

Who were born on July 19, 1981?

  • 1981
    David Bernard, Jamaican West Indies cricketer
  • 1981
    Didz Hammond, English bass guitarist (Dirty Pretty Things, The Cooper Temple Clause)
  • 1981
    Jimmy Gobble, American baseball player
  • 1981
    Nenê, Brazilian footballer
  • 1981
    Nikki Osborne, Australian actress

Who died on July 19, 1981?

  • 1981
    Roger Doucet, French Canadian tenor (b. 1919)

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