What happened this day in history December 9, 2002

What are the important events that happened on December 9, 2002? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 9, 2002: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 9, 2002 is the 343rd day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 22 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 26, 2002 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 17,323,200 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 ‘trihectatetracontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $524.40. (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.

Horse 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 died on December 9, 2002?

  • 2002
    Ian Hornak, American painter and sculptor (b. 1944)
  • 2002
    Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (b. 1966)
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    Stan Rice, American painter and poet (b. 1942)

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