What happened this day in history November 12, 1970

What are the important events that happened on November 12, 1970? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 12, 1970: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 12, 1970 is the 316th day of the year 1970 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 49 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 30, 1970 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 453,600 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 ‘trihectadecahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $176.96. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Dog is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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November 12, 1970 Historical Events

  • 1970
    The 1970 Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history.
  • 1970
    The Oregon Highway Division attempts to destroy a rotting beached Sperm whale with explosives, leading to the now infamous “exploding whale” incident.

Who were born on November 12, 1970?

  • 1970
    Craig Parker, New Zealand actor
  • 1970
    Donna Adamo, American professional wrestler
  • 1970
    Harvey Stephens, British actor
  • 1970
    Sarah Harmer, Canadian singer-songwriter and activist
  • 1970
    Tonya Harding, American figure skater

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