What happened this day in history December 10, 1979

What are the important events that happened on December 10, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 10, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 10, 1979 is the 344th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 21 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 27, 1979 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 5,227,200 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 ‘trihectatetracontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $13,638.00. (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.

Sheep 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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December 10, 1979 Historical Events

  • 1979
    Kaohsiung Incident: Taiwanese pro-democracy demonstrations are suppressed by the KMT dictatorship, and organizers are arrested.

Who were born on December 10, 1979?

  • 1979
    Matt Bentley, American professional wrestler

Who died on December 10, 1979?

  • 1979
    Ann Dvorak, American film actress (b. 1912)

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