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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)

  • 1528
    Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden.
  • 1848
    The Palermo rising takes place in Sicily against the Bourbon kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
  • 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.
  • 1964
    Rebels in Zanzibar begin a revolt known as the Zanzibar Revolution and proclaim a republic.
  • 1967
    Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation.
  • 1970
    Biafra capitulates, ending the Nigerian civil war.
  • 1976
    The UN Security Council votes 11-1 to allow the Palestine Liberation Organization to participate in a Security Council debate (without voting rights).
  • 1991
    Gulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress authorizes the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait.
  • 2001
    Downtown Disney opens to the public as part of the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
  • 2005
    Deep Impact launches from Cape Canaveral on a Delta 2 rocket.

Who were born on January 12?

  • 1597
    François Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643)
  • 1723
    Samuel Langdon, American college educator (d. 1797)
  • 1856
    John Singer Sargent, American artist (d. 1925)
  • 1876
    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer (d. 1948)
  • 1899
    Paul Hermann Müller, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1965)
  • 1916
    William Pleeth, British cellist (d. 1999)
  • 1917
    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian spiritualist (d. 2008)
  • 1926
    Morton Feldman, American composer (d. 1987)
  • 1955
    Rockne S. O'Bannon, American screenwriter
  • 1985
    Artem Milevskiy, Ukrainian footballer

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