What happened this day in history February 17, 1970

What are the important events that happened on February 17, 1970? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 17, 1970: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 17, 1970 is the 48th day of the year 1970 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 317 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 4, 1970 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 4,060,800 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 ‘tetracontaoctagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $159.56. (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.

Dog 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 were born on February 17, 1970?

  • 1970
    Dominic Purcell, English/Australian actor
  • 1970
    Tommy Moe, American skier

Who died on February 17, 1970?

  • 1970
    Alfred Newman, American film composer (b. 1900)
  • 1970
    Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Israeli writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1888)

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