August 12, 1898: Day of the Week
August 12, 1898 was the 224th day of the year 1898 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 141 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
A person born on this day will be 124 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $10,741.50 today.
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Here’s the August 1898 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1898 calendar.
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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.
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August 12, 1898 Historical Event(s)
- 1898An Armistice ends the Spanish-American War.
- 1898The Hawaiian flag is lowered from Iolani Palace in an elaborate annexation ceremony and replaced with the flag of the United States to signify the transfer of sovereignty from the Republic of Hawai`i to the United States.
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