What happened this day in history February 6, 1998

What are the important events that happened on February 6, 1998? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 6, 1998: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 6, 1998 is the 37th day of the year 1998 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 328 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 24, 1998 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 886,723,200 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 ‘triacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $8,512.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius 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.

Tiger 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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February 6, 1998 Historical Events

  • 1998
    Washington National Airport is renamed Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Who died on February 6, 1998?

  • 1998
    Carl Wilson, American musician (The Beach Boys) (b. 1946)
  • 1998
    Falco, Austrian singer (b. 1957)
  • 1998
    Haroun Tazieff, French vulcanologist and geologist (b. 1914)
  • 1998
    José Marroquín Leal (better known as Pipo), Mexican actor and performer (b. 1933)

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