Today’s Date Is A Rare Event That Hasn’t Happened In 900 Years


The date today, if you’re reading this when it was published, is 02-02-2020. A rare palindrome that hasn’t happened in nearly a millennia.

Okay sure, the second of February has a couple of other occasions happening that might garner more attention, like the Superbowl, or Groundhog day, but today is important for other reasons as well.

A Palindrome is when something is written the same forward as it is backwards. “Racecar” is the most commonly seen palindrome used for examples, so we’ll use it here too.

University of Portland professor Aziz Inan tells USA Today, “We are so lucky to have such a special palindrome date occurring in our lifetime because it’s so rare.” And he’s right, even most of our ancestors never saw something like this happen in their lifetime either.

To begin, this date has 8 numerals in the palindrome (02022020) which is what makes it uniquely rarer than other dates with fewer digits. (9-1-19, for example)

What is even more amazing and intriguing is that this palindrome works regardless of where in the world you are located. Certain countries write the date in the form of Month/Day/Year, whereas others write in the format of Day/Month/Year. But this works both ways!

Inan calls such dates “ubiquitous palindromes,” and there won’t be another one for 101 years. After that, you’ll have to wait until March 3, 3030.

According to Inan’s calculations, the last such palindrome date to occur was 11/11/1111 – more than 900 years ago.

Do the numbers mean anything?

Well, if you are a believer in the unseen, the mystical, the spiritual, then today’s date might hold some significance for you.

Let’s start with the first part, 0202. The Angel number 02020 signifies healing and moving forward. According to Angel Numbers, “In this time and moments, you will need to abandon your past and seek to move forward. It will be the only meaningful way to attain the many goals that you may have in your life.”

And for 2020, it’s a number dedicated to showing you that you can achieve anything, and your goals are about to be accomplished.

Overall, 02022020 is a powerful number and tells us to use our instincts but also be trusting. It symbolizes faith and trust in relationships. You can have the most amazing kind of love in the world, but if you don’t trust, it’s all for naught.

Today is going to be a great day, so let’s make sure to spread the good news and the joy!