26th of January, 2001

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 26th of January, 2001, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: 20,000 people are killed in an earthquake in Gujarat, India.
  • Decade: 2000s.
  • 16 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 2001.
  • Day 26 of 2001.
  • Leap Year: 2001 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, 2001 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of January, 2001 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, 2001, will be 16 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-26-2001 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2001-01-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20010126" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 980467200.

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, 2001:

  • United States: Independent Women Part 1 - Destiny's Child
  • United Kingdom: Rollin' - Limp Bizkit

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Save the Last Dance" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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, 2001.

  • Jennifer Lopez

    American singer Jennifer Loper (aka J. Lo) tops the FHM sexiest woman list in both 2000 and 2001.

  • Nokia 3310

    Throughout this period of time, the Nokia 3310 would have been one of the most popular cell phones on the market. The phone included a game called "Snake" and it allowed people to customize its cover.

  • Time Person of the Year 2001

    New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani is listed as the Time Person of the Year for 2001.

Weather

Weather information for the 26th of January, 2001:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 25.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.56 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 5.28 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on the 26th of January, 2001.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of January, 2001 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of January, 2001 is the 5th of November, 2001. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

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, 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.

  • Grounded for Life - Sitcom about an Irish Catholic family.
  • Dark Angel - Starring Jessica Alba.
  • Andromeda - Sci-fi TV series.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.
  • Malcolm in the Middle - TV show about a dysfunctional family and their genius son.
  • The Amanda Show - Starring Amanda Bynes.
  • Roswell - TV show about the town of Roswell.
  • Angel - Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
  • The West Wing - Political drama.
  • Futurama - Animated series.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Iconic skateboarding game with a great soundtrack.
  • Spider-Man - An action game that was released by Activision for the PlayStation.
  • Final Fantasy IX - Fantasy RPG game.
  • Diablo II - The second game in the series.
  • Deus Ex - RPG game that was released by Eidos Interactive in 2000.
  • The Sims - Life simulation game that was published by Electronic Arts.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 26th of January, 2001. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of January, 2001.

  • 6,203 days have passed since this date.
  • 535,939,200 seconds have passed since the 26th of January, 2001.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 625,262,400 times.
  • Since the 26th of January, 2001, earth has travelled approximately 276,544,627,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,323,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 46,090,771 steps. That's about 20,485 miles!
  • Since this date, 6,431,270 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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