August 8, 1899: Day of the Week
August 8, 1899 was the 220th day of the year 1899 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 145 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
A person born on this day will be 124 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $4,388.70 today.
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Here’s the August 1899 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1899 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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