26th of January, 1974

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 26th of January, 1974, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 44 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since the 26th of January, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 1974.
  • Day 26 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of January, 1974 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of January, 1974, will be 44 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-26-1974 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1974-01-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19740126" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 128390400.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:

  • Australia Day

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of January, 1974:

  • United States: You're Sixteen - Ringo Starr
  • United Kingdom: Tiger Feet - Mud

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 26th of January, 1974.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of January, 1974 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 1973. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of January, 1974 is the 5th of November, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 1st of February, 1974: 177 people are killed when a fire breaks out at the Joelma Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 4th of February, 1974: 19-year-old Patty Hearst is kidnapped by a left-wing group called the Symbionese Liberation Army in Berkeley, California.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 26th of January:

  • 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.
  • 26th of January, 2001: 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.
  • 26th of January, 1996: The first-person shooter game Duke Nukem 3D is released.
  • 26th of January, 2016: The game "The Witness" is released on the PC and the PlayStation 4.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.
  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 1974.

  • 16,272 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,405,897,200 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,640,213,400 times.
  • Since the 26th of January, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 725,442,955,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 234,316,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 120,907,159 steps. That's about 53,737 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,870,766 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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