Square Root Day (and other odd dates)

Published On: Nov 11 2011 06:22:09 AM PST   Updated On: Apr 04 2016 08:16:47 AM PDT

With Monday marking Square Root Day, find out more about what makes the day special and learn about some other intriguing dates that have been the source of fascination and speculation.

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9/29/29 – Math lovers share an affinity for palindromic calendar dates, which can be read symmetrically backward and forward in their numerical date format. But Sept. 29, 1929 must have been a banner day for number crunchers as it's one of the few dates that have more than one palindromic form: 9/29, 9/29/29 and 9/29/1929.

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