What happened this day in history August 5, 2002

What are the important events that happened on August 5, 2002? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 5, 2002: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 5, 2002 is the 217th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 148 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 23, 2002 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 285,696 hours 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 ‘dihectadecaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $531.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

Horse 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 August 5, 2002?

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    Chick Hearn, American basketball announcer (b. 1916)
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    Franco Lucentini, Italian writer (b. 1920)
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    Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (b. 1982)
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    Matt Robinson, American actor (b. 1937)

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