What happened this day in history March 5, 1988

What are the important events that happened on March 5, 1988? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 5, 1988: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 5, 1988 is the 65th day of the year 1988 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 301 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 21, 1988 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 159,312 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 ‘hexacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $11,008.00. (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.

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

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March 5, 1988 Historical Events

  • 1988
    The Constitution of Turks and Caicos Islands is restored and revised.

Who were born on March 5, 1988?

  • 1988
    Bjarni Viðarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1988
    Trevor Carson, Northern Irish footballer

Who died on March 5, 1988?

  • 1988
    Alberto Olmedo, Argentine comedian (b. 1933)

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