August 5, 1858: Day of the Week
August 5, 1858 was the 217th day of the year 1858 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 148 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 162 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $28,711.00 today.
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Here’s the August 1858 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1858 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo 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 5, 1858 Historical Event(s)
- 1858Cyrus West Field and others complete the first transatlantic telegraph cable after several unsuccessful attempts. It will operate for less than a month.
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