What happened this day in history December 18, 2001

What are the important events that happened on December 18, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 18, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 18, 2001 is the 352nd day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 13 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 5, 2001 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 16,810,560 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 ‘trihectapentacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $6,792.00. (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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Who died on December 18, 2001?

  • 2001
    Dimitris Dragatakis, Greek composer (b. 1914)
  • 2001
    Gilbert Bécaud, French singer (b. 1927)

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