What happened this day in history August 20, 1955

What are the important events that happened on August 20, 1955? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 20, 1955: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 20, 1955 is the 232nd day of the year 1955 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 133 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 7, 1955 – a Saturday. 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 ‘dihectatriacontadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $208.49. (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.

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

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August 20, 1955 Historical Events

  • 1955
    In Morocco, a force of Berbers from the Atlas Mountains region of Algeria raid two rural settlements and kill 77 French nationals.

Who were born on August 20, 1955?

  • 1955
    Agnes Chan, Hong Kong singer and writer

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