August 31, 1940: Day of the Week
August 31, 1940 was the 244th day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 122 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
A person born on this day will be 80 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $28,047.00 today.
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Here’s the August 1940 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1940 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.
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Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal 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, 1940 Historical Event(s)
- 1940Pennsylvania Central Airlines Trip 19 crashes near Lovettsville, Virginia. The CAB investigation of the accident is the first investigation to be conducted under the Bureau of Air Commerce act of 1938.
Who were born on August 31, 1940?
- 1940Jack Thompson, Australian actor
- 1940Roger Newman, British-born American television actor and writer (d. 2010)
- 1940Wilton Felder, American musician
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