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Thursday August 29, 2019

August 29: Day of the Week

August 29, 2019 is the 241st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 124 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.

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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).
  • 1526
    Battle of Mohács: The Ottoman Turks led by Suleiman the Magnificent defeat and kill the last Jagiellonian king of Hungary and Bohemia.
  • 1825
    Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil.
  • 1918
    Bapaume taken by the New Zealand Division in the Hundred Days Offensive.
  • 1950
    Korean War: British troops arrive in Korea to bolster the US presence there.
  • 1965
    The Gemini V spacecraft returns to Earth, landing in the Atlantic ocean.
  • 1982
    The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.
  • 1991
    Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspends all activities of the Soviet Communist Party.
  • 1997
    At least 98 villagers are killed by the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.
  • 2003
    Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassinated in a terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf.

Who were born on August 29?

  • 1434
    Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet, diplomat and Bishop of Pécs (d. 1472)
  • 1619
    Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of finance (d. 1683)
  • 1805
    Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
  • 1811
    Henry Bergh, founder of American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (d. 1888)
  • 1943
    Dick Halligan, musician & composer
  • 1946
    Bob Beamon, American long jumper
  • 1950
    Frank Henenlotter, American director
  • 1958
    Michael Jackson, American pop singer (d. 2009)
  • 1959
    Timothy Perry Shriver, member of the Kennedy Family
  • 1973
    Adam Sessler, American TV show host

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