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Sunday August 29, 2021

August 29: Day of the Week

August 29, 2021 is the 241st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 124 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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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August 29 Historical Event(s)

  • 708
    Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708).
  • 1756
    Frederick the Great attacks Saxony, beginning the Seven Years’ War.
  • 1778
    American Revolutionary War: British and American forces battle indecisively at the Battle of Rhode Island.
  • 1825
    Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil.
  • 1869
    The Mount Washington Cog Railway opens, making it the world’s first rack railway.
  • 1930
    The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.
  • 1943
    German-occupied Denmark scuttles most of its navy; Germany dissolves the Danish government.
  • 1944
    Slovak National Uprising takes place as 60,000 Slovak troops turn against the Nazis.
  • 1970
    Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War, East Los Angeles, California. Police riot kills three people, including journalist Ruben Salazar.
  • 1982
    The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.

Who were born on August 29?

  • 1805
    Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
  • 1916
    George Montgomery, American actor (d. 2000)
  • 1923
    Hiralal Gaekwad, Indian cricketer (d. 2003)
  • 1926
    Betty Lynn, American actress
  • 1959
    Stephen Wolfram, British physicist and mathematician
  • 1960
    Tony MacAlpine, American guitarist
  • 1967
    Jiří Růžek, Czech photographer
  • 1969
    Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player
  • 1976
    Pablo Mastroeni, American soccer player
  • 1993
    Liam Payne, Member of British/Irish boy band One Direction

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