What happened this day in history March 17, 1999

What are the important events that happened on March 17, 1999? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 17, 1999: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 17, 1999 is the 76th day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 289 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 4, 1999 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 921,628,800 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 ‘heptacontahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $2,667.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

Rabbit 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 March 17, 1999?

  • 1999
    Ernest Gold, Austrian composer (b. 1921)
  • 1999
    Rod Hull, British comedian (b. 1936)

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