What happened this day in history August 20, 1948

What are the important events that happened on August 20, 1948? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 20, 1948: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 20, 1948 is the 233rd day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 133 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 7, 1948 – 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 ‘dihectatriacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $13,116.00. (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.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth 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 20, 1948?

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    John Noble, Australian actor
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    Robert Plant, British Musician (Led Zeppelin)

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