What happened this day in history November 20, 2008

What are the important events that happened on November 20, 2008? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 20, 2008: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 20, 2008 is the 325th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 41 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 7, 2008 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 20,452,320 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 ‘trihectaicosapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $147.10. (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.

Rat 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 20, 2008 Historical Events

  • 2008
    After critical failures in the US financial system began to build up after mid-September, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level since 1997.

Who died on November 20, 2008?

  • 2008
    Bennie Gonzales, American architect (b. 1924)
  • 2008
    Sven Inge, Swedish painter (b. 1935)

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