August 26, 1957: Day of the Week
August 26, 1957 was the 238th day of the year 1957 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 127 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
A person born on this day will be 66 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $2,194.80 today.
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Here’s the August 1957 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1957 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.
Rooster is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 26, 1957 Historical Event(s)
- 1957The USSR announces the successful test of an ICBM – a “super long distance intercontinental multistage ballistic rocket . . . a few days ago,” according to the Soviet news agency, ITAR-TASS.
Who were born on August 26, 1957?
- 1957Dr. Alban, Nigerian-born Swedish singer
- 1957Rick Hansen, Canadian paraplegic athlete
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