What happened this day in history February 22, 1972

What are the important events that happened on February 22, 1972? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 22, 1972: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 22, 1972 is the 53rd day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 313 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 9, 1972 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 18,768 hours 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 ‘pentacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $865.95. (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 22, 1972 Historical Events

  • 1972
    The Official Irish Republican Army detonates a car bomb at Aldershot barracks, killing seven and injuring nineteen others.

Who were born on February 22, 1972?

  • 1972
    Laurence Leboucher, French cyclist
  • 1972
    Michael Chang, American tennis player

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