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Palindrome Week (and other odd dates)

Published On: Nov 11 2011 06:22:09 AM PST   Updated On: Apr 14 2014 05:24:04 AM PDT

Happy Palindrome Week! Here are some other intriguing dates that have been the source of fascination and speculation.

Odd dates 8 - Beijing 2008
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08/08/08 – Opening ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China were held on Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. The number eight is considered auspicious in Chinese culture and traditions because its pronunciation sounds similar to the words for prosper, wealth and fortune in various regional dialects.

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