What happened this day in history March 2, 1962

What are the important events that happened on March 2, 1962? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 2, 1962: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 2, 1962 is the 61st day of the year 1962 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 304 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 17, 1962 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hexacontahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,926.20. (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.

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

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March 2, 1962 Historical Events

  • 1962
    In Burma, the army led by General Ne Win seizes power in a coup d'état.
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    Wilt Chamberlain sets the single-game scoring record in the National Basketball Association by scoring 100 points.

Who were born on March 2, 1962?

  • 1962
    Al Del Greco, American football player
  • 1962
    Jon Bon Jovi, American musician (Bon Jovi)
  • 1962
    Michael Salinger, American poet
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    Morioka Hiroyuki, Japanese writer
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    Raimo Summanen, Finnish ice hockey player and coach
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    Scott “La Rock” Sterling, American musician (Scott La Rock) (d. 1987)
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    Tom Nordlie, Norwegian football coach

Who died on March 2, 1962?

  • 1962
    Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1866)

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