August 7, 1782: Day of the Week
August 7, 1782 was the 219th day of the year 1782 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 146 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
A person born on this day will be 239 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $858.75 today.
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Here’s the August 1782 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1782 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 7, 1782 Historical Event(s)
- 1782George Washington orders the creation of the Badge of Military Merit to honor soldiers wounded in battle. It is later renamed to the more poetic Purple Heart.
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