Today, 22 February, 2022, is once-in-a-lifetime-day when the date numbers line up to be 22/2/22. The date is called a symmetrical or palindrome because the numbers read the same backward and forward. With 22/2/22 falling on Tuesday, social media users have have dubbed it Twosday.
Although there is no historical significance, but it’s a fact that this special line-up for number 2 will take place again only after 200 years. According to astrology, the “number 2 signifies the union of two people or two ideas and is a day about collaboration and community.”
The last time a palindrome date took place was on 11 January 2011, i.e. 11/1/11 and the next time it will happen again after 11 years on 3 March 2033, i.e. 3-3-33.
Many people around the world have special plans to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime-day.
According to The Star newspaper, hundreds of couples in Malaysia have plans to tie the knot on 22/2/22.
Google Celebrates 22/2/22 with surprise
Internet giant Google also celebrated the day in style. Type 22/2/22 into Google’s search bar and your computer screen will be showered with confetti and a bunch of twos, followed by a message that reads “Happy Twosday 2You!”