August 12, 1953: Day of the Week
August 12, 1953 was the 224th day of the year 1953 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 141 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
A person born on this day will be 63 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $5,417.00 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the August 1953 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1953 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Snake is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 12, 1953 Historical Event(s)
- 1953Nuclear weapons testing: the Soviet atomic bomb project continues with the detonation of Joe 4, the first Soviet thermonuclear weapon.
- 1953The islands of Zakynthos and Kefalonia in Greece are severely damaged by an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale.
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