What happened this day in history October 18, 2003

What are the important events that happened on October 18, 2003? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 18, 2003: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 18, 2003 is the 291st day of the year 2003 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 74 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 5, 2003 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 296,232 hours 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 ‘dihectaenneacontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $516.60. (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.

Sheep 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 18, 2003 Historical Events

  • 2003
    Bolivian Gas War: President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, is forced to resign and leave Bolivia.

Who died on October 18, 2003?

  • 2003
    Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Spanish writer (b. 1939)
  • 2003
    Preston Smith, Governor of Texas (b. 1912)

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