What happened this day in history February 8, 1977

What are the important events that happened on February 8, 1977? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 8, 1977: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 8, 1977 is the 39th day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 326 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 26, 1977 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 3,736,800 minutes 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 ‘triacontaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,467.40. (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.

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

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Who were born on February 8, 1977?

  • 1977
    Barry Hall, Australian footballer
  • 1977
    Bridgette Kerkove, American actress
  • 1977
    Mathieu Turcotte, Canadian short-track speed skater
  • 1977
    Yucef Merhi, Venezuelan artist

Who died on February 8, 1977?

  • 1977
    Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist (b. 1901)

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