What happened this day in history February 21, 2005

What are the important events that happened on February 21, 2005? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 21, 2005: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 21, 2005 is the 52nd day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 313 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 8, 2005 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 18,482,400 minutes 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 Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $298.00. (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.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who died on February 21, 2005?

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    Ara Berberian, American opera singer (b. 1930)
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    Eugene Scott, American religious broadcaster (b. 1929)
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    Gérard Bessette, French-Canadian novelist and poet (b. 1920)
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    Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Cuban novelist (b. 1929)

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