2nd of January, 1966

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 2nd of January, 1966, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: The 1966 New York City transit strike begins.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 51 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since the 2nd of January, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1966.
  • Day 2 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of January, 1966 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of January, 1966, will be 51 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-02-1966 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1966-01-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19660102" are easier to sort.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of January:

  • Berchtoldstag (Switzerland)

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of January, 1966:

  • United States: Over And Over - Dave Clark Five
  • United Kingdom: We Can Work It Out / Day Tripper - Beatles

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 2nd of January, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of January, 1966 was probably conceived around the 25th of March, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of January, 1966 is the 12th of October, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 4th of January, 1966: 18 people are killed by a gas leak fire at the Feyzin oil refinery near Lyon, France.
  • 10th of January, 1966: The home of African American Civil Rights leader Vernon Dahmer is firebombed in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Dahmer passes away from his injuries the following day.
  • 13th of January, 1966: Robert C. Weaver becomes the first African American Cabinet member in the United States.
  • 15th of January, 1966: The civilian government in Nigeria is disposed during a military coup.
  • 24th of January, 1966: 117 people are killed when Air India Flight 101 crashes into Mont Blanc in the Alps.
  • 26th of January, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 2nd of January:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of January, 1966.

  • 18,892 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,632,265,200 seconds have passed since the 2nd of January, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,904,309,400 times.
  • Since the 2nd of January, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 842,248,843,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 272,044,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 140,374,807 steps. That's about 62,389 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,587,182 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.

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