What happened this day in history May 15, 1972

What are the important events that happened on May 15, 1972? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 15, 1972: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 15, 1972 is the 136th day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 230 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 2, 1972 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 20,760 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 ‘hectatriacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $16,416.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire 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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May 15, 1972 Historical Events

  • 1972
    In Laurel, Maryland, Arthur Bremer shoots and paralyzes Alabama Governor George Wallace while he is campaigning to be become President.
  • 1972
    The island of Okinawa, under U.S. military governance since its conquest in 1945, reverts to Japanese control.

Who were born on May 15, 1972?

  • 1972
    David Charvet, French actor

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