What happened this day in history August 19, 1957

What are the important events that happened on August 19, 1957? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 19, 1957: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 19, 1957 is the 231st day of the year 1957 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 134 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 6, 1957 – a Monday. 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 ‘dihectatriacontahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $21,173.00. (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.

Rooster 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 19, 1957?

  • 1957
    Christine Soetewey, Belgian high jumper
  • 1957
    Ian Gould, England cricketer
  • 1957
    Li-Young Lee, Indonesia-born American poet
  • 1957
    Martin Donovan, American actor
  • 1957
    Paul-Jan Bakker, Netherland cricketer

Who died on August 19, 1957?

  • 1957
    Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Swedish meteorologist (b. 1898)
  • 1957
    David Bomberg, English painter (b. 1890)

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