March 1, 2002: Day of the Week
March 1, 2002 was the 60th day of the year 2002 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 305 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
A person born on this day will be 17 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $48.91 today.
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Here’s the March 2002 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2002 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
March 1, 2002 Historical Event(s)
- 2002The Envisat environmental satellite successfully reaches an orbit 800 km above the Earth on its 11th launch, carrying the heaviest payload to date at 8500 kilograms (9.5 tons).
- 2002The peseta is discontinued as official currency of Spain and is replaced by the euro (€).
- 2002U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan.
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