What happened this day in history December 5, 1973

What are the important events that happened on December 5, 1973? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 5, 1973: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 5, 1973 is the 339th day of the year 1973 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 26 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 22, 1973 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 34,416 hours 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 ‘trihectatriacontaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $172.46. (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.

Ox 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 December 5, 1973?

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    Arik Benado, Israeli football player
  • 1973
    Danielle Winits, Brazilian actress
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    Luboš Motl, Czech physicist
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    Mikelangelo Loconte, Italian singer
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    Shalom Harlow, Canadian supermodel and actress

Who died on December 5, 1973?

  • 1973
    Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt, Scottish engineer and inventor (b. 1892)

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