August 5, 1916: Day of the Week
August 5, 1916 was the 218th day of the year 1916 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 148 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
A person born on this day will be 103 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $354.01 today.
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Here’s the August 1916 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1916 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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Dragon 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, 1916 Historical Event(s)
- 1916World War I: Battle of Romani – Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula.
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