January 23, 1879: Day of the Week
January 23, 1879 was the 23rd day of the year 1879 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 342 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
A person born on this day will be 143 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $497.91 today.
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Here’s the January 1879 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1879 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius 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 23, 1879 Historical Event(s)
- 1879Anglo-Zulu War: the Battle of Rorke’s Drift ends.
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