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Tuesday August 29, 2023

August 29: Day of the Week

August 29, 2023 is the 241st day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 124 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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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)

  • 1655
    Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge.
  • 1833
    The United Kingdom legislates the abolition of slavery in its empire.
  • 1835
    The city of Melbourne, Australia is founded.
  • 1842
    Treaty of Nanking signing ends the First Opium War.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.
  • 1885
    Gottlieb Daimler patents the world’s first internal combustion motorcycle, the Reitwagen
  • 1903
    The Russian battleship Slava, the last of the five Sclass Borodinos, is launched.
  • 1910
    The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, becomes effective, officially starting the period of Japanese rule in Korea.
  • 1941
    Tallinn, the Capital of Estonia is occupied by Nazi Germany following an occupation by the Soviet Union.
  • 1950
    Korean War: British troops arrive in Korea to bolster the US presence there.

Who were born on August 29?

  • 1756
    Jan Śniadecki, Polish mathematician (d. 1830)
  • 1876
    Charles F. Kettering, American inventor (d. 1958)
  • 1904
    Werner Forssmann, German physician Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • 1912
    Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian/Polish cinematographer
  • 1920
    Charlie Parker, American musician (d. 1955)
  • 1926
    María Dolores Pradera, Spanish melodic singer
  • 1956
    Mark Morris, American choreographer
  • 1977
    Jo Weil, German actor
  • 1979
    Stijn Devolder, Belgian cyclist
  • 1990
    Patrick van Aanholt, Dutch footballer

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