What happened this day in history August 22, 1980

What are the important events that happened on August 22, 1980? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 22, 1980: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 22, 1980 is the 235th day of the year 1980 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, 1980 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 335,750,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectatriacontapentagon’ 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 $120.93. (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.

Monkey is the mythical animal and Metal 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 22, 1980?

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    Christi Shake, American model and actress
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    Nicolas Macrozonaris, French-Canadian track-and-field athlete
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    Roland Benschneider, German footballer

Who died on August 22, 1980?

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    Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (b. 1891)
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    James Smith McDonnell, American aircraft manufacturer (b. 1899)

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