Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 2nd of January 1961 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 5 minutes. Enjoy!
January 2, 1961 was a Monday and it was the 2nd day of the year 1961. The next time you can reuse your old 1961 calendar will be in 2017. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year was Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 222 days left before your next birthday. You will be 57 years old when that day comes. There have been 20,597 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 697 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1913Anna Lee
- 1925Larry Harmon
- 1943Filiz Akın
- 1955Tex Brashear
- 1964Luis Moro
- 1969Tommy Morrison
- 1971Taye Diggs
- 1972Mike Vaughn
- 1976Mahée Paiement
- 1979Tim Cruz
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for January 2.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 2.
- 1699Osman III, Ottoman sultan (d. 1757)
- 1905Lev Schnirelmann, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1938)
- 1913Anna Lee, English actress (d. 2004)
- 1950Débora Duarte, Brazilian actress
- 1950Yevgeniy Yevsyukov, Russian race walker
- 1953Jacques Tichelaar, Dutch educator and politician
- 1971Taye Diggs, American actor, singer, and producer
- 1974Jason de Vos, Canadian soccer player and sportscaster
- 1977Aleš Píša, Czech ice hockey player
- 1989Romain Dedola, French footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for January 2.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1492Reconquista: the Emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders.
- 1905Russo-Japanese War: The Russian garrison surrenders at Port Arthur, China.
- 1920The second Palmer Raid takes place with another 6,000 suspected communists and anarchists arrested and held without trial. These raids take place in several U.S. cities.
- 1941World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
- 1942The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) convicts 33 members of a German spy ring headed by Fritz Joubert Duquesne in the largest espionage case in United States history—the Duquesne Spy Ring.
- 1975Bangladeshi Marxist leader Siraj Sikder is arrested and dies while in police custody.
- 1981One of the largest investigations by a British police force ends when serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, the “Yorkshire Ripper”, is arrested in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
- 1999A brutal snowstorm smashes into the Midwestern United States, causing 14 inches (359 mm) of snow in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and 19 inches (487 mm) in Chicago, where temperatures plunge to -13 °F (-25 °C); 68 deaths are reported.
- 2006An explosion in a coal mine in Sago, West Virginia traps and kills 12 miners, while leaving one miner in critical condition.
- 2011January 2011 Baghdad shootings take place.
View the complete list of historical events for January 2.
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Your birthday numbers 1, 2 and 1961 reveal that your Life Path number is 11. It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Gabrielle Carteris, William Sanderson, John Mackenzie, Miranda Richardson, John Kassir, Aisling Loftus, Norman Brooks, Rusty Hamer, Wendy O. Williams, Arshad Warsi.
The zodiac sign of a person born on January 2 is Capricorn ♑. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on January 2, 1961.
Garnet is the modern birthstone for the month of January while Emerald is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Capricorn is ruby. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Monday’ is pearl.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (January 2, 1961). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 14, 1940 – Jacques Godin, Canadian actor; February 5, 1937 – Stuart Damon, American actor and singer; April 12, 1968 – Ott, English musician and record producer.
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