12th of January, 2016

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 12th of January, 2016, fell on a Tuesday.
  • On this exact date: The Martian (2015) is released on DVD.
  • On this exact date: Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India is released on the PC, the PS4 and the Xbox One (XBO).
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • 3 years, 6 months and 6 days have passed since the 12th of January, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 2016.
  • Day 12 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of January, 2016 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of January, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • American Format: 01-12-2016 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2016-01-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20160112" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1452556800.

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 12th of January, 2016.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Margot Robbie

    Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

  • 2016 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 12th of January, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of January, 2016 was probably conceived around the 4th of April, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of January, 2016 is the 21st of October, 2016. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of January, 2016.

  • 1,283 days have passed since this date.
  • 110,847,600 seconds have passed since the 12th of January, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 129,322,200 times.
  • Since the 12th of January, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 57,197,361,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 18,474,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 9,532,894 steps. That's about 4,237 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,330,171 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.


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