August 16, 1948: Day of the Week
August 16, 1948 was the 229th day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 137 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 75 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,299.00 today.
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Here’s the August 1948 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1948 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 Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
Who were born on August 16, 1948?
- 1948Barry Hay, Indian-born Dutch singer (Golden Earring)
- 1948Mike Jorgensen, American baseball player
- 1948Pierre Reid, Canadian politician and teacher
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