What happened this day in history March 7, 1986

What are the important events that happened on March 7, 1986? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 7, 1986: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 7, 1986 is the 66th day of the year 1986 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 299 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 22, 1986 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 8,508,960 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 ‘hexacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $646.10. (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 Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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March 7, 1986 Historical Events

  • 1986
    Challenger Disaster: Divers from the USS Preserver locate the crew cabin of Challenger on the ocean floor.

Who were born on March 7, 1986?

  • 1986
    Ben Griffin, Australian soccer player
  • 1986
    George Whitelock, New Zealand rugby player

Who died on March 7, 1986?

  • 1986
    Jacob K. Javits, American politician (b. 1904)

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