26th of January, 1966
The 26th of January, 1966, fell on a Wednesday. Day 26 of
1966. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 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.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of January, 1966:
United States: Sounds Of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
United Kingdom: Keep On Running - Spencer Davis Group
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 26th of January, 1966.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:
Basic facts and information about this date:
53 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since the 26th of January, 1966.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of
1966. Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 26th of January, 1966, will be 53 years of age.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 26th of January, 1966:
2nd of January, 1966: The 1966 New York City transit strike begins.
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.
3rd of February, 1966: Soviet spacecraft Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.
4th of February, 1966: 133 people are killed when All Nippon Airways Flight 60 crashes into Tokyo Bay.
6th of February, 1966: The final episode of Mister Ed is aired.
12th of February, 1966: Vietnam War: The Tay Vinh massacre occurs.
14th of February, 1966: The Australian dollar is introduced.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 26th of January, 1966, will have the star sign Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
Native American Zodiac: The 26th of January, 1966 falls under the Otter.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 26th of January, 1966.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 26th of January, 1966 was probably conceived around the
18th of April, 1965. (Rough Estimate). The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of January, 1966 is the
5th of November, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
26th of January
Events that have occurred on the 26th of January:
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Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 1966.
19,591 days have passed since this date.
1,692,658,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 1966.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,974,768,600 times.
Since the 26th of January, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 873,411,940,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 282,109,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,568,657 steps. That's about 64,697 miles!
Since this date, 20,311,906 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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