January 8, 1973: Day of the Week
January 8, 1973 was the 8th day of the year 1973 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 357 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 50 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $8,351.00 today.
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Here’s the January 1973 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1973 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.
Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 8, 1973 Historical Event(s)
- 1973Soviet space mission Luna 21 is launched.
- 1973Watergate scandal: The trial of seven men accused of illegal entry into Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate begins.
Who were born on January 8, 1973?
- 1973Henning Solberg, Norwegian rally driver
- 1973Jason Stevens, Australian rugby league footballer
- 1973Mark Knight, English sound designer
- 1973Mike Cameron, American baseball player
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