January 8, 1981: Day of the Week
January 8, 1981 was the 8th day of the year 1981 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 357 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 42 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $130.50 today.
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Here’s the January 1981 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1981 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.
Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal 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, 1981 Historical Event(s)
- 1981A local farmer reports a UFO sighting in Trans-en-Provence, France, claimed to be “perhaps the most completely and carefully documented sighting of all time”.
Who were born on January 8, 1981?
- 1981Carmen Schäfer, Swiss curler
- 1981Jeff Francis, Canadian baseball player
- 1981Xie Xingfang, Chinese badminton player
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