April 12, 1980: Day of the Week
April 12, 1980 was the 103rd day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 263 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 43 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,367.70 today.
Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters OFGKDSIQA? Check your answers here: Words with these letters OFGKDSIQA. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
Here’s the April 1980 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1980 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal 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 a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
April 12, 1980 Historical Event(s)
- 1980Samuel Doe takes control of Liberia in a coup d'état, ending over 130 years of minority Americo-Liberian rule over the country.
- 1980Terry Fox begins his “Marathon of Hope” at St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Who were born on April 12, 1980?
- 1980Brian McFadden, Irish singer
- 1980Erik Mongrain, Canadian musician
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.