Square Root Day

Donald Sensing passes along word that, “Today is 3-3-09, a date that calendar keepers call a square root day. Only nine such dates occur per century. The last was 2-2-04 and the next will be 4-4-16.”

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James Joyner
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Comments

  1. Alex Knapp says:

    Hopefully he meant 2-2-04, not 2-2-05…

  2. William d'Inger says:

    Even though it is factually correct, wasting bandwidth on the subject is about as rational as the square root of 2.