What happened this day in history April 20, 2003

What are the important events that happened on April 20, 2003? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 20, 2003: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 20, 2003 is the 110th day of the year 2003 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 255 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 7, 2003 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,050,796,800 seconds 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 5, then by now that person has accumulated $56.43. (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.

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

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Who died on April 20, 2003?

  • 2003
    Bernard Katz, German-born biophysicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1911)
  • 2003
    Daijiro Kato, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1976)
  • 2003
    Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (b. 1908)

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