What happened this day in history March 29, 2002

What are the important events that happened on March 29, 2002? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 29, 2002: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 29, 2002 is the 88th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 277 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 16, 2002 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,017,360,000 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 ‘octacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $549.30. (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.

Horse 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 29, 2002 Historical Events

  • 2002
    In reaction to the Passover massacre two days prior, Israel launches Operation Defensive Shield against Palestinian militants, its largest military operation in the West Bank since the 1967 Six-Day War.

Who died on March 29, 2002?

  • 2002
    Rachel Levy and Ayat al-Akhras, Israeli and Palestinian children
  • 2002
    Rico Yan, Philippine actor (b. 1975)

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