What happened this day in history October 28, 1971

What are the important events that happened on October 28, 1971? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 28, 1971: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 28, 1971 is the 301st day of the year 1971 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 64 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 15, 1971 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 57,456,000 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 ‘trihectahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $160.57. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Scorpio 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.

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

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October 28, 1971 Historical Events

  • 1971
    Britain launches the satellite Prospero into low Earth orbit atop a Black Arrow carrier rocket, the only British satellite to date launched by a British rocket.

Who were born on October 28, 1971?

  • 1971
    Leonidas Sabanis, Greek weightlifter
  • 1971
    Roxana Briban, Romanian Soprano

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