What happened this day in history May 18, 1979

What are the important events that happened on May 18, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 18, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 18, 1979 is the 138th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 227 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 5, 1979 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 82,176 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 ‘hectatriacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $692.60. (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.

Sheep 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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Who were born on May 18, 1979?

  • 1979
    Anna Chatziathanassiou, Greek figure skater
  • 1979
    David Nail, American country singer
  • 1979
    Julián Speroni, Argentine footballer
  • 1979
    Mariusz Lewandowski, Polish footballer
  • 1979
    Michal Martikán, Slovak slalom canoeist
  • 1979
    Milivoje Novakovič, Slovenian footballer

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