What happened this day in history September 23, 1999

What are the important events that happened on September 23, 1999? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 23, 1999: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 23, 1999 is the 266th day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 99 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 10, 1999 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 938,044,800 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 ‘dihectahexacontahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $6,423.00. (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.

Rabbit 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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September 23, 1999 Historical Events

  • 1999
    Celebrate Bisexuality Day was first observed in the United States.
  • 1999
    NASA announces that it has lost contact with the Mars Climate Orbiter.
  • 1999
    Qantas Flight 1 overruns the runway in Bangkok during a storm. Although some passengers only receive minor injuries, it is still the worst crash in Qantas’s history since 1960.

Who died on September 23, 1999?

  • 1999
    Ivan Goff, Australian screenwriter (b. 1910)

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