What happened this day in history August 6, 1972

What are the important events that happened on August 6, 1972? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 6, 1972: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 6, 1972 is the 219th day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 147 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 24, 1972 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,365,120 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 ‘dihectadecaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $8,458.00. (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.

Rat 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 were born on August 6, 1972?

  • 1972
    Geri Halliwell, British singer (Spice Girls)
  • 1972
    Ray Lucas, American Football player

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