What happened this day in history February 16, 2011

What are the important events that happened on February 16, 2011? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 16, 2011: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 16, 2011 is the 47th day of the year 2011 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 318 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 3, 2011 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,297,814,400 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 ‘tetracontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $655.00. (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.

Rabbit 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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Who died on February 16, 2011?

  • 2011
    Justinas Marcinkevičius, Lithuanian poet and playwright (b. 1930)
  • 2011
    Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)

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