What happened this day in history February 12, 1961

What are the important events that happened on February 12, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 12, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 12, 1961 is the 43rd day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 322 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 30, 1961 – a Sunday. 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 ‘tetracontatrigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $10,373.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat 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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February 12, 1961 Historical Events

  • 1961
    U.S.S.R. launches Venera 1 towards Venus.

Who were born on February 12, 1961?

  • 1961
    Jim Harris, Canadian politician

Who died on February 12, 1961?

  • 1961
    Branko Miljković, Serbian poet (b. 1934)

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