August 1, 1960: Day of the Week
August 1, 1960 was the 214th day of the year 1960 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 152 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 63 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $216.12 today.
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Here’s the August 1960 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1960 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.
Rat is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 1, 1960 Historical Event(s)
- 1960Dahomey (later renamed Benin) declares independence from France.
- 1960Islamabad is declared the federal capital of the Government of Pakistan.
Who were born on August 1, 1960?
- 1960Chuck D, American activist and rapper (Public Enemy)
- 1960Suzi Gardner, guitarist and songwriter (L7)
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