What happened this day in history May 9, 1968

What are the important events that happened on May 9, 1968? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 9, 1968: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 9, 1968 is the 130th day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 236 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 26, 1968 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectatriacontagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $935.20. (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.

Monkey 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 9, 1968?

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    David Benoit, American basketball player
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    Marie-José Pérec, French athlete

Who died on May 9, 1968?

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    Finlay Currie, British actor (b. 1878)
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    Marion Lorne, American actress (b. 1885)
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    Mercedes de Acosta, American poet, playwright, costume designer, and socialite (b. 1893)

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