What happened this day in history February 9, 2008

What are the important events that happened on February 9, 2008? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

February 9, 2008: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 9, 2008 is the 40th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 326 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 27, 2008 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 334,032 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 ‘tetracontagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $2,090.50. (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.

Rat 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 9, 2008?

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    Christopher Hyatt Occultist,Philosopher and Author. (b. 1943)
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    Jazeh Tabatabai, Iranian avant-garde painter, poet and sculptor. (b. 1931)
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    Scot Halpin, American musician, temporary drummer for The Who (b. 1954)
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    Trichen Jurme Kunzang Wangyal, the eleventh Mindrolling Trichen, Tibetan Buddhist lama of the Nyingma school (b. 1930)

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