What happened this day in history August 11, 1975

What are the important events that happened on August 11, 1975? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 11, 1975: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 11, 1975 is the 223rd day of the year 1975 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 29, 1975 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 2,949,120 minutes 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 ‘dihectaicosatrigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,538.50. (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.

Rabbit 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 11, 1975 Historical Events

  • 1975
    East Timor: Governor Mário Lemos Pires of Portuguese Timor abandons the capital Dili, following a coup by the Timorese Democratic Union (UDT) and the outbreak of civil war between UDT and Fretilin.

Who were born on August 11, 1975?

  • 1975
    Davey von Bohlen, American guitarist and vocalist (The Promise Ring, Maritime)

Who died on August 11, 1975?

  • 1975
    Rachel Katznelson-Shazar, Belarusian-born Israeli Zionist political figure, wife of Zalman Shazar (b. 1885)

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