August 9, 1944: Day of the Week
August 9, 1944 was the 222nd day of the year 1944 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 144 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 79 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $274.38 today.
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Here’s the August 1944 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1944 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.
Monkey is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 9, 1944 Historical Event(s)
- 1944Continuation war: The Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive, the largest offensive launched by Soviet Union against Finland during the Second World War, ends to a strategic stalemate. Both Finnish and Soviet troops at the Finnish front dug to defensive positions, and the front remains stable until the end of the war.
- 1944The United States Forest Service and the Wartime Advertising Council release posters featuring Smokey Bear for the first time.
Who were born on August 9, 1944?
- 1944Khaleda Zia, Bangladeshi politician and former Prime Minister.
- 1944Sam Elliott, American actor
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