August 16, 1972: Day of the Week
August 16, 1972 was the 229th day of the year 1972 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 137 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 46 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $7,290.50 today.
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Here’s the August 1972 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1972 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.
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Rat is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 16, 1972 Historical Event(s)
- 1972In an unsuccessful coup d'état attempt, the Royal Moroccan Air Force fires upon Hassan II of Morocco’s plane while he is traveling back to Rabat.
Who were born on August 16, 1972?
- 1972Emily Robison, American country singer (Dixie Chicks)
- 1972Frankie Boyle, Scottish comedian
- 1972George Stroumboulopoulos, Canadian television and radio personality
- 1972Stan Lazaridis, Australian footballer
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