3rd of February, 1966

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 3rd of February, 1966, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Soviet spacecraft Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 51 years, 7 months and 20 days have passed since the 3rd of February, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1966.
  • Day 34 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of February, 1966 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of February, 1966, will be 51 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-03-1966 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1966-02-03. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19660203" are easier to sort.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of February, 1966:

  • United States: We Can Work It Out - Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Michelle - Overlanders

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 3rd of February, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of February, 1966 was probably conceived around the 26th of April, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of February, 1966 is the 13th of November, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 4th of January, 1966: 18 people are killed by a gas leak fire at the Feyzin oil refinery near Lyon, France.
  • 10th of January, 1966: The home of African American Civil Rights leader Vernon Dahmer is firebombed in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Dahmer passes away from his injuries the following day.
  • 13th of January, 1966: Robert C. Weaver becomes the first African American Cabinet member in the United States.
  • 15th of January, 1966: The civilian government in Nigeria is disposed during a military coup.
  • 24th of January, 1966: 117 people are killed when Air India Flight 101 crashes into Mont Blanc in the Alps.
  • 26th of January, 1966: Beaumont children: Jane Nartare Beaumont (9), Arnna Kathleen Beaumont (7) and Grant Ellis Beaumont (4) disappear from Glenelg Beach in South Australia.
  • 4th of February, 1966: 133 people are killed when All Nippon Airways Flight 60 crashes into Tokyo Bay.
  • 6th of February, 1966: The final episode of Mister Ed is aired.
  • 12th of February, 1966: Vietnam War: The Tay Vinh massacre occurs.
  • 14th of February, 1966: The Australian dollar is introduced.
  • 26th of February, 1966: Vietnam War: The Binh An massacre occurs.
  • 28th of February, 1966: US astronauts Charles Bassett and Elliot See are killed in a plane crash in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 4th of March, 1966: 64 people are killed when Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 402 crashes at Tokyo International Airport in Japan.
  • 4th of March, 1966: John Lennon of The Beatles causes a stir when he states that they are "more popular than Jesus now".
  • 5th of March, 1966: 124 people are killed when BOAC Flight 911 crashes over Mount Fuji in Japan.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 3rd of February:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of February:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of February, 1966.

  • 18,861 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,629,586,800 seconds have passed since the 3rd of February, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,901,184,600 times.
  • Since the 3rd of February, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 840,866,788,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 271,597,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 140,144,465 steps. That's about 62,286 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,555,042 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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