August 20, 2008: Day of the Week
August 20, 2008 was the 233rd day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 133 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
A person born on this day will be 13 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $1,800.00 today.
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Here’s the August 2008 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2008 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 Earth 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, 2008 Historical Event(s)
- 2008Spanair Flight 5022, from Madrid to Gran Canaria, skids off the runway and crashes at Barajas Airport. 146 people are killed in the crash, and 8 more die later. Only 18 people survive.
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