What happened this day in history May 14, 1980

What are the important events that happened on May 14, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 14, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 14, 1980 is the 135th day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 231 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 1, 1980 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 5,451,840 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 ‘hectatriacontapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,241.10. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire 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 May 14, 1980?

  • 1980
    Eugene Martineau, Dutch decathlete
  • 1980
    Hugo Southwell, Scottish rugby union player
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    Júlia Sebestyén, Hungarian figure skater
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    Zdeněk Grygera, Czech footballer

Who died on May 14, 1980?

  • 1980
    Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (b. 1912)

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