What happened this day in history August 12, 1989

What are the important events that happened on August 12, 1989? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 12, 1989: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 12, 1989 is the 224th day of the year 1989 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 141 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 30, 1989 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 618,883,200 seconds 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 ‘dihectaicosatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $539.35. (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.

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

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Who were born on August 12, 1989?

  • 1989
    Tom Cleverley, English footballer

Who died on August 12, 1989?

  • 1989
    Samuel Okwaraji, Nigerian footballer (b. 1964)
  • 1989
    William Shockley, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1910)

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