What happened this day in history February 22, 2002

What are the important events that happened on February 22, 2002? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 22, 2002: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 22, 2002 is the 53rd day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 312 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 9, 2002 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 281,760 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.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $565.00. (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.

Horse 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, 2002 Historical Events

  • 2002
    Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.

Who died on February 22, 2002?

  • 2002
    Chuck Jones, American cartoonist (b. 1912)
  • 2002
    Daniel Pearl, American journalist (b. 1963)
  • 2002
    Jonas Savimbi, Angolan rebel and political leader (b. 1934)
  • 2002
    Roden Cutler, Australian diplomat and war hero (b. 1916)

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