What happened this day in history March 3, 1972

What are the important events that happened on March 3, 1972? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 3, 1972: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 3, 1972 is the 63rd day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 303 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 19, 1972 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,140,480 minutes 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 ‘hexacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $175.72. (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 Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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March 3, 1972 Historical Events

  • 1972
    Mohawk Airlines Flight 405 crashes as a result of a control malfunction and insufficient training in emergency procedures.

Who were born on March 3, 1972?

  • 1972
    Darren Anderton, English footballer

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