What happened this day in history March 26, 1997

What are the important events that happened on March 26, 1997? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 26, 1997: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 26, 1997 is the 85th day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 280 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 13, 1997 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 859,334,400 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 ‘octacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $8,418.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries 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.

Ox 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 26, 1997 Historical Events

  • 1997
    Thirty-nine bodies are found in the Heaven’s Gate cult suicides.

Who died on March 26, 1997?

  • 1997
    Marshall Applewhite, American cult leader (b. 1931)

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