What happened this day in history July 31, 2001

What are the important events that happened on July 31, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 31, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 31, 2001 is the 212th day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 153 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 18, 2001 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 16,608,960 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 ‘dihectadecadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $5,165.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo 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 Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who died on July 31, 2001?

  • 2001
    Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (b. 1914)
  • 2001
    Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (b. 1910)
  • 2001
    Poul Anderson, American author (b. 1926)

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