What happened this day in history April 19, 2008

What are the important events that happened on April 19, 2008? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 19, 2008: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 19, 2008 is the 110th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 256 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 6, 2008 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 20,142,720 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectadecagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $48.07. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who died on April 19, 2008?

  • 2008
    Alfonso López Trujillo, Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (b. 1935)
  • 2008
    Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (b. 1907)
  • 2008
    John Marzano, American baseball player (b. 1963)

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