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Saturday January 12, 2019

January 12: Day of the Week

January 12, 2019 was the 12th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 353 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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January 12 Historical Event(s)

  • 475
    Basiliscus becomes Byzantine Emperor, with a coronation ceremony in the Hebdomon palace in Constantinople.
  • 1777
    Mission Santa Clara de Asís is founded in what is now Santa Clara, California.
  • 1906
    Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman’s cabinet (which included amongst its members H. H. Asquith, David Lloyd George, and Winston Churchill) embarks on sweeping social reforms after a Liberal landslide in the British general election.
  • 1915
    The United States House of Representatives rejects a proposal to give women the right to vote.
  • 1932
    Hattie W. Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
  • 1942
    World War II: President Franklin Roosevelt creates the National War Labor Board.
  • 1971
    The Harrisburg Seven: The Reverend Philip Berrigan and five others are indicted on charges of conspiring to kidnap Henry Kissinger and of plotting to blow up the heating tunnels of federal buildings in Washington, D.C.
  • 1991
    Gulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress authorizes the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait.
  • 1998
    Nineteen European nations agree to forbid human cloning.
  • 2001
    Downtown Disney opens to the public as part of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

Who were born on January 12?

  • 1591
    José Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652)
  • 1716
    Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general (d. 1795)
  • 1925
    Bill Burrud, American television host (d. 1990)
  • 1944
    Carlos Villagrán, Mexican actor
  • 1944
    Vlastimil Hort, Czechoslovakian chess player
  • 1950
    Bob McEwen, American politician
  • 1950
    Ricky Ray Rector, American murderer (d. 1992)
  • 1960
    Dominique Wilkins, American basketball player
  • 1975
    Jocelyn Thibault, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1988
    Claude Giroux, Canadian ice hockey player

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