August 20, 1944: Day of the Week
August 20, 1944 was the 233rd day of the year 1944 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 133 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 74 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $6,308.50 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the August 1944 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1944 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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Monkey is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 20, 1944 Historical Event(s)
- 1944World War II: 168 captured allied airmen, including Phil Lamason, accused by the Gestapo of being “terror fliers”, arrive at Buchenwald concentration camp.
- 1944World War II: the Battle of Romania begins with a major Soviet offensive.
Who were born on August 20, 1944?
- 1944Graig Nettles, American baseball player
- 1944Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (d. 1991)
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