What happened this day in history March 7, 2009

What are the important events that happened on March 7, 2009? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 7, 2009: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 7, 2009 is the 66th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 299 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 22, 2009 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,236,384,000 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 ‘hexacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,121.00. (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.

Ox 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 7, 2009 Historical Events

  • 2009
    The Kepler space observatory, designed to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars, is launched.
  • 2009
    The Real Irish Republican Army kills two British soldiers and two civilians, the first British military deaths in Northern Ireland since The Troubles.

Who were born on March 7, 2009?

  • 2009
    Prince Umberto of Savoy

Who died on March 7, 2009?

  • 2009
    Jang Ja-yeon, South Korean actress (b. 1982)

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