May 8, 1972: Day of the Week
May 8, 1972 was the 129th day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 237 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 50 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $4,122.00 today.
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Here’s the May 1972 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1972 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rat 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).
May 8, 1972 Historical Event(s)
- 1972Four Black September terrorists hijack Sabena Flight 571. Israeli Sayeret Matkal commandos recapture the plane the following day.
- 1972Vietnam War – U.S. President Richard M. Nixon announces his order to place mines in major North Vietnamese ports in order to stem the flow of weapons and other goods to that nation.
Who were born on May 8, 1972?
- 1972Darren Hayes, Australian singer
- 1972Ray Whitney, Canadian ice hockey player
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