What happened this day in history August 21, 1969

What are the important events that happened on August 21, 1969? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 21, 1969: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 21, 1969 is the 233rd day of the year 1969 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 132 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 8, 1969 – a Thursday. 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 3, then by now that person has accumulated $9,431.00. (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 Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 21, 1969 Historical Events

  • 1969
    An Australian, Michael Dennis Rohan, sets the Al-Aqsa Mosque on fire, a major catalyst of the formation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

Who were born on August 21, 1969?

  • 1969
    Josée Chouinard, Canadian figure skater

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