26th of February, 1966

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 26th of February, 1966, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: Vietnam War: The Binh An massacre occurs.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 51 years, 8 months and 28 days have passed since the 26th of February, 1966.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1966.
  • Day 57 of 1966.
  • Leap Year: 1966 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1966 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of February, 1966 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 26th of February, 1966, will be 51 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-26-1966 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1966-02-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19660226" 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 26th of February, 1966:

  • United States: Lightning Strikes - Lou Christie
  • United Kingdom: These Boots Are Made For Walking - Nancy Sinatra

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 26th of February, 1966.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of February, 1966 was probably conceived around the 19th of May, 1965. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of February, 1966 is the 6th of December, 1966. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

  • 3rd of February, 1966: Soviet spacecraft Luna 9 becomes the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on the Moon.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 8th of March, 1966: Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, is blown up by former IRA members.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 19th of March, 1966: Racial segregation in sports in the USA starts to become a thing of the past when The Texas Western Miners defeat an all-white Kentucky Wildcats team with five African-American starters.
  • 20th of March, 1966: The FIFA World Cup Trophy is stolen in London.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 26th of February:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of February:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 26th of February, 1966.

  • 18,899 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,632,873,600 seconds have passed since the 26th of February, 1966.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,905,019,200 times.
  • Since the 26th of February, 1966, earth has travelled approximately 842,562,777,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 272,145,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 140,427,130 steps. That's about 62,412 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,594,483 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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