January 8, 1889: Day of the Week
January 8, 1889 was the 8th day of the year 1889 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 357 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
A person born on this day will be 132 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $2,307.30 today.
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Here’s the January 1889 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1889 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.
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January 8, 1889 Historical Event(s)
- 1889Herman Hollerith is issued US patent #395,791 for the ‘Art of Applying Statistics’— his punched card calculator.
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