What happened this day in history November 18, 1999

What are the important events that happened on November 18, 1999? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 18, 1999: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 18, 1999 is the 322nd day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 43 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 5, 1999 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 942,883,200 seconds 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 ‘trihectaicosadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $6,456.00. (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.

Rabbit 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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November 18, 1999 Historical Events

  • 1999
    In College Station, Texas, 12 are killed and 27 injured at Texas A&M University when the 59 ft Aggie Bonfire, under construction for the annual football game against the University of Texas, collapses at 2:42am.

Who died on November 18, 1999?

  • 1999
    Doug Sahm, American musician (Sir Douglas Quintet, Flaco Jiménez) (b. 1941)
  • 1999
    Paul Bowles, American novelist (b. 1910)

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