January 20, 1788: Day of the Week
January 20, 1788 was the 20th day of the year 1788 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 346 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
A person born on this day will be 235 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $20,883.00 today.
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Here’s the January 1788 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1788 calendar.
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.
January 20, 1788 Historical Event(s)
- 1788The third and main part of First Fleet arrives at Botany Bay. Arthur Phillip decides that Botany Bay is unsuitable for the location of a penal colony, and decides to move to Port Jackson.
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