What happened this day in history December 29, 2001

What are the important events that happened on December 29, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 29, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 29, 2001 is the 363rd day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 2 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 16, 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, 1,009,584,000 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 ‘trihectahexacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $60.51. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Capricorn 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 29, 2001 Historical Events

  • 2001
    A fire at the Mesa Redonda shopping center in Lima, Peru, kills at least 291.

Who died on December 29, 2001?

  • 2001
    Cássia Eller, Brazilian musician (b. 1962)
  • 2001
    Takashi Asahina, Japanese conductor (b. 1908)

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