What happened this day in history March 18, 1996

What are the important events that happened on March 18, 1996? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 18, 1996: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 18, 1996 is the 78th day of the year 1996 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 288 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 5, 1996 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 229,752 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 ‘heptacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $88.37. (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.

Rat is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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March 18, 1996 Historical Events

  • 1996
    A nightclub fire in Quezon City, Philippines kills 162.

Who were born on March 18, 1996?

  • 1996
    Madeline Carroll, American actress

Who died on March 18, 1996?

  • 1996
    Odysseas Elytis, Greek poet, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)

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