August 8, 2000: Day of the Week
August 8, 2000 was the 221st day of the year 2000 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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
A person born on this day will be 22 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $5,855.00 today.
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Here’s the August 2000 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2000 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 Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 8, 2000 Historical Event(s)
- 2000Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley is raised to the surface after 136 years on the ocean floor and 30 years after its discovery by undersea explorer E. Lee Spence and 5 years after being filmed by a dive team funded by novelist Clive Cussler.
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