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Jan 12, 1729

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The Unix Timestamp is -7604236800.

Events:


Clean Off Your Desk Day heralds the beginning of some serious spring cleaning. Do you really need all that...
Love it or hate it, marzipan plays a big role during the festive period. Chances are you've got a fair bit left over (including toppings of Christmas cakes and...
Pharmacist Day implores us to take a moment to think of all the people who work as pharmacists. They only see us when we're sick with a cold, cough, measles...

History Facts:


12-01-1777 Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in Cal
12-01-1820 Royal Astronomical Society founded in England
12-01-1836 Battle of Wetumka Fla
12-01-1945 US Navy destroys 41 Jap ships in Battle of S China Sea
12-01-1969 AFC wins its 1st Super Bowl (III) (NY Jets 16 Balt Colts 7)
12-01-1971 All in the Family premiers
12-01-1986 24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 is launched

Famous Birthdays:


12-01-1588 John Winthrop, 1st gov of Mass Bay Colony
12-01-1729 Edmund Burke, famous Whig
12-01-1737 John Hancock, Decl of Ind signer (or 0123)
12-01-1856 John Singer Sargent, American painter
12-01-1876 Jack London, writer (Call of the Wild)
12-01-1910 Luise Rainer, Actress
12-01-1913 Edward Gurney, senator
12-01-1920 James Farmer, black activist
12-01-1926 Ray Price, country singer
12-01-1930 Glenn Yarborough, singer

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1729-01-12
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 12-01-1729
Federated States of Micronesia : 01-12-1729
Australia, Belize : 12-01-1729 or 01-12-1729
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1729-01-12 or 12-01-1729
Albania : 1729-01-12 or 12/01/1729
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 12/01/1729
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 12.01.1729
Austria : 12.1.1729 or 12.1.29 or 12. January 1729 or 12. January 29
Bangladesh : 12-01-29 or 29-01-12
Belgium : 12-01-1729
Turkmenistan : 12.01.1729 or 12.01.29
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 12. 1. 1729. or 12. January 1729.
Czech Republic : 12. 1. 1729 or 12. January 1729
Cambodia : 1729-01-12 or 12-01-1729
Canada : 12-01-1729 or 1729 01 12 or 12/01/29 or Jan/12/1729 or Jan 12, 1729 or January 12, 1729 or January-12-29 or 1729-01-12 or 12 January 1729
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1729-01-12
Denmark : 12-01-1729 or 12-01-29 or 1729-01-12 or 17290112 or 12. January 1729 or 12/1-29 or 12/1-1729
Estonia : 12.1.1729 or 12. January 1729
Finland, Serbia : 12.1.1729 or 12. January 1729
France, Ireland : 12/01/1729 or 12-01-1729
Germany : 12.01.29 or 12.1.29 or 12.01.1729 or 12.1.1729 or 1729-01-12 or 12. January 1729
Hong Kong : 12/01/29 or 12/1/29 or 12/01/1729 or 12/1/1729 or 1729/01/12
Hungary : 1729. 01. 12.
India : 12-01-1729 or 17290112 or 1729 01 12 or 1729-01-12
Iran : 1729/01/12 or 29/1/12 or 1729-01-12 or 12 January 1729
Kazakhstan : 1729.12.01 or 12.01.1729 or 12.01.29
Kenya : 29/01/12 or 12/01/1729 or 1/12/1729
Korea : 1729.01.12 or 1729/01/12
Latvia : 12.01.1729 or 1729.01.12
Luxembourg : 12/01/1729 or 12.1.1729
Maldives : th 1729f January, 1729 or 12.01.1729 or 12.01.29 or 12/01/29 or 12/01/1729 or 12-01-29 or 12-01-1729
Mongolia : 1729.01.12
Montenegro : 12.1.1729
Netherlands : 12-01-29 or 12-01-1729 or 12 January 29 or 12 January 1729
Nigeria : 12/01/29
Norway : 12.01.1729 or 120129 or 1729-01-12 or 12/1-29
Pakistan, Spain : 12/01/29 or 12/01/1729
Philippines : January 12, 1729 or 12-01-1729
Portugal : 12/01/1729 or 12-01-1729 or 1729-01-12
Poland : 12.01.1729
Romania : 12.01.1729 or 12-Jan-1729
Russia : 12.01.1729 or 12.01.29
Saudi Arabia : 12/01/1729 or 01/12/1729
Slovakia : 12. 01. 1729
Slovenia : 1729.01.12 or 12.1.1729 or 12. January 1729
South Africa : 1729-01-12 or 12/1/29
Sweden : 1729-01-12 or 12/1 1729 or 12/1 -29 or 12.01.1729
Ukraine : 12.01.29 or 12.01.1729 or 12/01/1729
United States of America : 01/12/29 or 01/12/1729 or 12 January 1729 or 12 Jan 1729 or 1729-01-12
Uzbekistan : 12.01.1729 or 12/01 1729

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