What happened this day in history November 9, 1998

What are the important events that happened on November 9, 1998? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 9, 1998: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 9, 1998 is the 313th day of the year 1998 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 52 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 27, 1998 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 910,569,600 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 ‘trihectadecatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $82.27. (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.

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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November 9, 1998 Historical Events

  • 1998
    A US federal judge ordered 37 US brokerage houses to pay 1.03 billion USD to cheated NASDAQ investors to compensate for price-fixing. This is the largest civil settlement in United States history.
  • 1998
    Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.

Who died on November 9, 1998?

  • 1998
    Ursula Reit, German actress (b. 1914)

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