August 17, 1898: Day of the Week
August 17, 1898 was the 229th day of the year 1898 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
A person born on this day will be 125 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $10,967.50 today.
Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters VEAEVQEG? Check your answers here: Unscramble words VEAEVQEG. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)
Here’s the August 1898 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1898 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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