What happened this day in history December 1, 2001

What are the important events that happened on December 1, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 1, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 1, 2001 is the 335th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 30 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 18, 2001 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,007,164,800 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 ‘trihectatriacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $3,559.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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December 1, 2001 Historical Events

  • 2001
    Captain Bill Compton brings Trans World Airlines Flight 220, an MD-83, into St. Louis International Airport bringing to an end 76 years of TWA operations following TWA’s purchase by American Airlines.

Who were born on December 1, 2001?

  • 2001
    Aiko, Princess Toshi, Japanese royalty

Who died on December 1, 2001?

  • 2001
    Ellis R Dungan, American-born Indian film director (b. 1909)

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