What happened this day in history December 8, 1962

What are the important events that happened on December 8, 1962? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 8, 1962: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 8, 1962 is the 342nd day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 23 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 25, 1962 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatetracontadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $5,163.75. (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 Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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December 8, 1962 Historical Events

  • 1962
    Workers at four New York City newspapers (this later increases to nine) go on strike for 114 days.

Who were born on December 8, 1962?

  • 1962
    Berry van Aerle, Dutch footballer
  • 1962
    Marty Friedman, American guitarist
  • 1962
    Nikos Karageorgiou, Greek footballer
  • 1962
    Steve Elkington, Australian golfer
  • 1962
    Wendell Pierce, American actor

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