What day of the week is this date?

Thursday August 15, 2019

August 15: Day of the Week

August 15, 2019 is the 227th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

August 2019
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

My Birthday Ninja Are you not curious to discover some fun facts about your birthday? Find out what happened on my birthday and what was the number one song on your day of birth. Know the meaning of your special day and who shares your birthday! (Sponsored link)

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.

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about the hidden secrets of your first name. Are there magical powers in your given name? Every name has a character and personality. Get smart with name meanings. Find out what your name means! (Sponsored link)

August 15 Historical Event(s)

  • 293 BC
    The oldest known Roman temple to Venus is dedicated.
  • 1040
    King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.
  • 1519
    Panama City, Panama, is founded.
  • 1534
    Saint Ignatius of Loyola and six classmates take initial vows, leading to the creation of the Society of Jesus in September 1540.
  • 1869
    The Meiji government in Japan establishes six new ministries, including one for Shinto.
  • 1920
    Battle of Warsaw so called Miracle at the Vistula.
  • 1940
    An Italian submarine torpedoes and sinks the Greek cruiser Elli at Tinos harbour during peacetime, marking the most serious Italian provocation prior to the outbreak of the Greco-Italian War in October.
  • 1942
    World War II: Operation Pedestal – The SS Ohio reaches the island of Malta barely afloat carrying vital fuel supplies for the island’s defenses.
  • 1947
    Founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is sworn in as first Governor General of Pakistan in Karachi.
  • 1971
    President Richard Nixon completes the break from the gold standard by ending convertibility of the United States dollar into gold by foreign investors.

Who were born on August 15?

  • 1858
    E. Nesbit, English author (d. 1924)
  • 1876
    Stylianos Gonatas, Greek military officer and politician (d. 1966)
  • 1877
    Tachiyama Mineemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 22nd Yokozuna (d. 1941)
  • 1898
    Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (d. 1966)
  • 1923
    Rose Marie, American actress
  • 1927
    Eddie Leadbeater, England cricketer (d. 2011)
  • 1938
    Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish writer
  • 1949
    Richard Deacon, Welsh sculptor
  • 1961
    Ed Gillespie, American White House counsel to George W. Bush
  • 1981
    Oliver Perez, American baseball player

Share InfoNow try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.