What happened this day in history August 14, 1947

What are the important events that happened on August 14, 1947? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 14, 1947: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 14, 1947 is the 226th day of the year 1947 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 139 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 1, 1947 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

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

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If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $6,315.75. (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.

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

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August 14, 1947 Historical Events

  • 1947
    Pakistan gains Independence from the British Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.

Who were born on August 14, 1947?

  • 1947
    Bruce Nash, American television producer
  • 1947
    Danielle Steel, American novelist
  • 1947
    Jiro Taniguchi, Japanese manga artist
  • 1947
    Maddy Prior, British folk singer
  • 1947
    Peter Christian, British actor

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