What happened this day in history February 20, 1972

What are the important events that happened on February 20, 1972? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 20, 1972: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 20, 1972 is the 51st day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 315 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 7, 1972 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 67,392,000 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 ‘pentacontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $165.53. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces 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 Water 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 20, 1972?

  • 1972
    Brent Gretzky, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1972
    K-OS, Canadian musician/rapper

Who died on February 20, 1972?

  • 1972
    Maria Goeppert-Mayer, German physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1906)
  • 1972
    Walter Winchell, American journalist (b. 1897)

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