On Monday, January 1, 1979, the year 1979 began more than 42 years ago, and therefore precisely 2,213 weeks or 15,491 days ago. At this moment, the year is halfway through its course with only 4 months left until the end of it.
The year started on January 1st at 0:00 UTC when the clock struck 12:00 midnight UTC while December 31st will be another day for the clocks to strike twelve in the future.
1979 is an odd number because it's composed of 10 digits which are all different from each other. It is as simple as that! All odd numbers are unique because they're made up of one digit that is odd. Even numbers are made up of two digits that are even. For example, 2004 is a even number because it's composed of two digits which are both even (2000 + 4 = 2004).
1979 is the latest year but it won't be the last one because 1912 is a leap year. If you count back 5,884 years to Adam and Eve, they would have been born in the same year as 1979!
The year starts with "0001" because the first value in our date format is the year.
1980 was a leap year, therefore there was a February 29th with an additional leap day and a total of 366 days (instead of the usual 365 days in a normal year).
There were 30 days in February 1980. This is a common month across the world, except for May which has 31 days.
The entire year 2000 was a leap year, but only the first two weeks of January were added to date - the rest of the year was normal years instead.
A normal year contains 365 days, whereas a leap year contains 366 days.
February has between 28 and 31 days this year depending on which section of the world you are in. In the United States, it will be 28 days.
Here in Australia, it's 31 days in February.
And in India, it's 29 days in February.
The whole thing started in 45 B.C. when Julius Caesar introduced a law that every year must have either 32 or 33 days in order not to fall short of a full year. This was done because some years had 36 days while others had 34. So by adding one extra day at the end of the year everyone would be equal.
In the Gregorian calendar, May 17, 1980 was the 138th day of the year 1980. There are 228 days till the end of the year. Saturday is the seventh day of the week. This day is May 4, 1980, a Saturday according to the Julian calendar. Although the days of the week are the same, have you noticed a difference with the Gregorian calendar? The first week of the year begins on January 1 instead of December 31. Sunday is considered the first day of the week.
Tuesday is the 19th day of the month. Wednesday is the 20th day of the month. Thursday is the 21st day of the month. Friday is the 22nd day of the month. Saturday is the 7th day of the month.
May 17 is the second Monday of the month. It is the 15th day of the year.
In the United States, May 17 is Memorial Day. It is a national holiday when people honor those who died while serving in the military. The holiday is celebrated on May 30 if it falls on a weekend or on the first weekday following that weekend. On Memorial Day, schools and businesses close their doors to honor the dead.
The American Civil War ended on 5/4/1865. It lasted from 12/31/1861 to 5/8/1865. A total of 50,000 men were killed in this war.
5/17 has been very important in history.
This day's historical events, facts, and myths are listed below. In the Gregorian calendar, September 13, 1979 is the 256th day of the year 1979. There are 109 days till the end of the year. Thursday is the seventh day of the week. Monday is the first day of the week.
Myths: Some people believe that today's date has been debunked by alternative medicine advocates. However, the only reason this date hasn't happened yet is because it is needed for time travel purposes before January 1, 2000. Also, some people may believe that today is the day that we go around the sun for the first time since 1753, but that's also not true.
The truth is that nobody knows exactly how our planet works or what galaxy we are from. All we know is what scientists have discovered so far. Scientists say that tomorrow will be too, but they can't be sure because they haven't figured out how time travel works yet.
There were just 109 days left till the end of the year. Thursday was the day of the week. If you're attempting to learn Japanese, this weekday is known as Mokuyobi in Japanese. Today marks the 40th birthday of someone born on this date.
September 13 has been a public holiday in Japan since 1993, when the birthdays of many national heroes were being commemorated simultaneously. Previously, it was not a public holiday; instead, a private ceremony was held at which time gifts are given to the person born on this date. The private ceremony replaces the original purpose of the holiday, which was to honor the birth of Jesus Christ.
Japan's new millennium began at 12:00 AM on January 1, 2000 and ended at 11:59 PM on December 31, 2000. February 4 was a public holiday because it was the first day of Spring (節日). It is called "Empire Day" in Japan. March 10 was Good Friday and March 11 was Easter Sunday.
Caucasian people were discovered on September 14, 1804 by a Russian-British expedition led by Alexander von Kluck. At that time, this land was part of the Russian Empire. The team came across a group of natives using bows and arrows and wearing clothes made from animal skins. They also found evidence that these natives had built villages previously but no longer lived there.
There are 365 days in 1991.
1991 was a common year starting on Wednesday and ending on Tuesday, and it was the only common year in which every day was a leap year.
It was the United States' 249th year as a nation.
The first day of 1991 was a Sunday; therefore, it was the first day of the week, Monday.
The last day of 1991 was a Saturday; thus, it was the last day of the week, Sunday.
The days of 1991 were separated by an afternoon and evening sunset and sunrise. The sun set around 3:11 PM and rose about 5:50 AM.
January 1st, 1991 - It was 0 degrees Fahrenheit in New York City, with a wind-chill factor of 10 below zero. It was also the beginning of the end for the 1990s century.
July 4th, 1991 - Americans went to the polls to vote for their next president. In two weeks' time, George H. W. Bush would be replaced by Bill Clinton, but for now he was still our leader.