What happened this day in history October 11, 1972

What are the important events that happened on October 11, 1972? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 11, 1972: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 11, 1972 is the 285th day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 81 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 28, 1972 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,460,160 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 ‘dihectaoctacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $852.45. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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October 11, 1972 Historical Events

  • 1972
    A race riot occurs on the United States Navy aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off the coast of Vietnam during Operation Linebacker.

Who were born on October 11, 1972?

  • 1972
    Cherokee Parks, American basketball player
  • 1972
    Claudia Black, Australian actress

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