What happened this day in history August 18, 2010

What are the important events that happened on August 18, 2010? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 18, 2010: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 18, 2010 is the 230th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 135 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 5, 2010 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 21,368,160 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 ‘dihectatriacontagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $23.49. (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.

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

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Who died on August 18, 2010?

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    Benjamin Kaplan, copyright scholar (b. 1911)
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    Hal Connolly, American Athlete and hammer thrower (b. 1931)
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    Scott Davis, American Announcer of Track and Field (b. 1943)

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