What happened this day in history February 21, 1972

What are the important events that happened on February 21, 1972? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 21, 1972: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 21, 1972 is the 52nd day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 314 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 8, 1972 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 67,478,400 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 ‘pentacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $168.58. (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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February 21, 1972 Historical Events

  • 1972
    President Richard Nixon visits the People’s Republic of China to normalize Sino-American relations.
  • 1972
    The Soviet unmanned spaceship Luna 20 lands on the Moon.

Who were born on February 21, 1972?

  • 1972
    Seo Taiji, Korean musician

Who died on February 21, 1972?

  • 1972
    Bronislava Nijinska, Polish-Russian ballet dancer (b. 1891)
  • 1972
    Eugène Tisserant, French Catholic Cardinal (b. 1884)
  • 1972
    Zhang Guohua, Chinese general and politician (b. 1914)

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