What happened this day in history August 22, 1952

What are the important events that happened on August 22, 1952? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 22, 1952: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 22, 1952 is the 235th day of the year 1952 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 131 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 9, 1952 – 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 ‘dihectatriacontapentagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $250.83. (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.

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

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August 22, 1952 Historical Events

  • 1952
    The penal colony on Devil’s Island is permanently closed.

Who were born on August 22, 1952?

  • 1952
    Peter Laughner, American musician (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (d. 1977)

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