August 21, 1968: Day of the Week
August 21, 1968 was the 234th day of the year 1968 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 132 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 52 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $4,216.00 today.
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Here’s the August 1968 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1968 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 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 21, 1968 Historical Event(s)
- 1968James Anderson, Jr. posthumously receives the first Medal of Honor to be awarded to an African American U.S. Marine.
- 1968Soviet Union-dominated Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, crushing the Prague Spring; on the same day, Nicolae Ceauşescu, leader of Communist Romania, publicly condemns the Soviet maneuver, encouraging the Romanian population to arm itself against possible Soviet reprisals.
Who was born on August 21, 1968?
- 1968Dina Carroll, British singer
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