What happened this day in history February 22, 1980

What are the important events that happened on February 22, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 22, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 22, 1980 is the 53rd day of the year 1980 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 313 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 9, 1980 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 320,025,600 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 ‘pentacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $134.40. (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.

Monkey 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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February 22, 1980 Historical Events

  • 1980
    Miracle on Ice: In Lake Placid, New York, the United States hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3.

Who were born on February 22, 1980?

  • 1980
    Kang Sung Hoon, South Korean singer (Sechs Kies)

Who died on February 22, 1980?

  • 1980
    Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian artist (b. 1886)

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