August 31, 1939: Day of the Week
August 31, 1939 was the 243rd day of the year 1939 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 122 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
A person born on this day will be 84 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $7,313.25 today.
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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.
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 31, 1939 Historical Event(s)
- 1939Nazi Germany mounts a staged attack on the Gleiwitz radio station, creating an excuse to attack Poland the following day thus starting World War II in Europe.
Who was born on August 31, 1939?
- 1939Jerry Allison, American drummer (The Crickets)
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