What happened this day in history August 16, 1976

What are the important events that happened on August 16, 1976? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 16, 1976: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 16, 1976 is the 229th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 137 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 3, 1976 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 3,483,360 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 ‘dihectaicosaenneagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $1,315.80. (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.

Dragon 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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Who were born on August 16, 1976?

  • 1976
    Dave Ockun, American concert producer
  • 1976
    Jonatan Johansson, Finnish footballer
  • 1976
    Tiina Kankaanpää, Finnish discus thrower

MyFirstName.Rocks [ Ad ] Did you know? In the United States, the most popular girl’s name in 1976 was Jennifer with 59,474 babies. It’s Michael for the boys with 66,964 babies. (Source: ssa.gov)