August 23, 1939: Day of the Week
August 23, 1939 was the 235th day of the year 1939 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 130 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 78 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,301.10 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the August 1939 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1939 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo 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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Rabbit 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 23, 1939 Historical Event(s)
- 1939World War II: Germany and the Soviet Union sign a non-aggression treaty, the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. In a secret addition to the pact, the Baltic states, Finland, Romania, and Poland are divided between the two nations.
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