What are the important events that happened on August 19, 2005? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 19, 2005: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 19, 2005 is the 231st day of the year 2005 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 134 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 6, 2005 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 312,336 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectatriacontahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,565.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 19, 2005 Historical Events

  • 2005
    A series of strong storms lashes Southern Ontario spawning several tornadoes as well as creating extreme flash flooding within the city of Toronto and its surrounding communities. In Toronto, it is also dubbed as the Toronto Supercell.
  • 2005
    The first-ever joint military exercise between Russia and China, called Peace Mission 2005 begins.

Who died on August 19, 2005?

  • 2005
    Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (b. 1918)
  • 2005
    Mo Mowlam, British politician (b. 1949)

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