August 16, 1896: Day of the Week
August 16, 1896 was the 229th day of the year 1896 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 137 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
A person born on this day will be 127 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $22,116.50 today.
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Here’s the August 1896 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1896 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.
August 16, 1896 Historical Event(s)
- 1896Skookum Jim Mason, George Carmack and Dawson Charlie discover gold in a tributary of the Klondike River in Canada, setting off the Klondike Gold Rush.
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