January 3rd Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

January 3rd Holidays

Check out what fun holidays and observances fall on today, January 3rd.

January 3rd Horoscope Sign is Capricorn

Capricorn Constellation | Custom Name Ceramic OrnamentTime period: December 21 – January 20
Element: Earth
Quality: Cardinal
Ruling planet: Saturn
Symbol: Sea-Goat
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Birthstone: Garnet
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Responsible, leaders, disciplined, independent,  loyal, stubborn, bossy, condescending.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods, Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Isaac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson, Katie Couric, Rand Paul, Nicholas Cage.

January 3rd Trivia

  • 1870 – Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge is started.
  • 1888 – The James Lick telescope at the Lick Observatory, measuring 91 cm in diameter, is used for the first time. Oxford Tolkien
  • 1892 – J. R. R. Tolkien, Writer of many famous books such as The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, was born in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
  • 1911 – A magnitude 7.7 earthquake destroys the city of Almaty in Russian Turkestan.
  • 1933 – Minnie D. Craig becomes the first woman elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first woman to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States.
  • 1935 –  The #1 movie was, “Imitation of Life.”
  • 1950 – The #1 movie was, “Twelve O’Clock High.”
  • 1956 – Mel Gibson, Actor was born in  Peekskill, NY.
  • 1959 – Alaska is admitted as the 49th U.S. state.
  • 1960 – Ben-Hur was the #1 movie.
  • 1970 – Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head by B.J. Thomas was the #1 song. Mel Gibson Cannes 2016 2
  • 1975 – Danica McKellar, American actress known for her role as Winnie Cooper on the Wonder Years was born in La Jolla, CA.
  • 1977 – Apple Computer is incorporated.
  • 1979 –  Superman was the #1 movie.
  • 1981 – Eli Manning, Football quarterback for the New York Giants was born in  New Orleans, LA.
  • 1982 – The song, Physical by Olivia Newton John was the #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard.
  • 1990 – The movie, Born on the Fourth of July,” starring Tom Cruise was the #1 movie.
  • 1999 – The Mars Polar Lander is launched by NASA.
  • 2011 – The # 1 movie was, “True Grit. “
  • 2019 – Qasem Soleimani, was killed by a US airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump at Baghdad International Airport.

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