What happened this day in history September 5, 1979

What are the important events that happened on September 5, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 5, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 5, 1979 is the 248th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 117 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 23, 1979 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 84,816 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 ‘dihectatetracontaoctagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $694.95. (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.

Sheep 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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Who were born on September 5, 1979?

  • 1979
    George O'Callaghan, Irish footballer
  • 1979
    John Carew, Norwegian footballer
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    Salvatore Mastronunzio, Italian footballer
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    Stacey Dales, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1979
    Stewart Holden, English scrabble player

Who died on September 5, 1979?

  • 1979
    Alberto di Jorio, former head of the Vatican Bank and secretary of the 1958 conclave (b. 1884)

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