What happened this day in history July 16, 1989

What are the important events that happened on July 16, 1989? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 16, 1989: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 16, 1989 is the 197th day of the year 1989 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 168 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 3, 1989 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 616,550,400 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 ‘hectaenneacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $106.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake 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 were born on July 16, 1989?

  • 1989
    Gareth Bale, Welsh footballer

Who died on July 16, 1989?

  • 1989
    Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (b. 1908)

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