What happened this day in history February 26, 2009

What are the important events that happened on February 26, 2009? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 26, 2009: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 26, 2009 is the 57th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 308 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 13, 2009 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 343,224 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 ‘pentacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,718.00. (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.

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

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Who died on February 26, 2009?

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    Johnny Kerr, American basketball player and Chicago Bulls broadcaster (b. 1932)
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    Norm Van Lier, American basketball player and broadcaster (b. 1947)
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    Wendy Richard, English actress (b. 1943)

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