What happened this day in history December 5, 1998

What are the important events that happened on December 5, 1998? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 5, 1998: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 5, 1998 is the 339th day of the year 1998 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 26 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 22, 1998 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 912,816,000 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 ‘trihectatriacontaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $3,692.50. (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.

Tiger 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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Who died on December 5, 1998?

  • 1998
    Al Gore, Sr., American politician (b. 1907)

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