What happened this day in history August 16, 1946

What are the important events that happened on August 16, 1946? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 16, 1946: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 16, 1946 is the 228th day of the year 1946 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 137 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 3, 1946 – a Friday. 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 ‘dihectaicosaoctagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $24,670.00. (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.

Dog 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 16, 1946 Historical Events

  • 1946
    Mass riots in Kolkata begin, in which more than 4,000 would be killed in 72 hours.

Who were born on August 16, 1946?

  • 1946
    Dick Murdoch, American professional wrestler (d. 1996)
  • 1946
    Lesley Ann Warren, American actress
  • 1946
    Massoud Barzani, Iraqi Kurdish politician

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