August 5, 1906: Day of the Week
August 5, 1906 was the 217th day of the year 1906 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 148 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
A person born on this day will be 114 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $10,122.25 today.
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Here’s the August 1906 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1906 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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Horse is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 5, 1906 Historical Event(s)
- 1906Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, King of Iran, agrees to convert the government to a constitutional monarchy.
Who were born on August 5, 1906?
- 1906Joan Hickson, English actress (d. 1998)
- 1906John Huston, American director (d. 1987)
- 1906Wassily Leontief, Russian economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
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