What happened this day in history September 20, 1996

What are the important events that happened on September 20, 1996? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 20, 1996: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 20, 1996 is the 264th day of the year 1996 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 102 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 7, 1996 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 234,216 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 ‘dihectahexacontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,980.25. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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Who died on September 20, 1996?

  • 1996
    Paul Erdős, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1913)
  • 1996
    Paul Weston, American arranger and conductor (b. 1912)

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