What happened this day in history June 2, 2000

What are the important events that happened on June 2, 2000? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 2, 2000: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 2, 2000 is the 154th day of the year 2000 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 212 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 20, 2000 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 266,640 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 ‘hectapentacontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $71.20. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

Dragon 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 June 2, 2000?

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    Gerald Whitrow, British mathematician (b. 1912)
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    Svyatoslav Fyodorov, Russian ophthalmologist (b. 1927)

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