26th of February, 1972

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 26th of February, 1972, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: Buffalo Creek flood: 125 people die in West Virginia after a coal slurry dam bursts.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 45 years, 6 months and 29 days have passed since the 26th of February, 1972.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1972.
  • Day 57 of 1972.
  • Leap Year: 1972 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1972 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of February, 1972 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, 1972, will be 45 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-26-1972 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1972-02-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19720226" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 67910400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 26th of February, 1972:

  • United States: Without You - Nilsson
  • United Kingdom: Son Of My Father - Chicory Tip

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 26th of February, 1972.

  • Elvis' Marraige

    Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla separate from one another.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 26th of February, 1972.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 26th of February, 1972 was probably conceived around the 19th of May, 1971. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 26th of February, 1972 is the 5th of December, 1972. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

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

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.

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, 1972.

  • 16,646 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,438,210,800 seconds have passed since the 26th of February, 1972.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,677,912,600 times.
  • Since the 26th of February, 1972, earth has travelled approximately 742,116,772,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 239,701,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 123,686,129 steps. That's about 54,972 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,258,530 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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