What happened this day in history May 31, 1998

What are the important events that happened on May 31, 1998? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 31, 1998: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 31, 1998 is the 151st day of the year 1998 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 214 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 18, 1998 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 14,942,880 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 ‘hectapentacontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $841.60. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini 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.

Tiger 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 died on May 31, 1998?

  • 1998
    Charles Van Acker, Belgian racing driver (b. 1912)

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