What happened this day in history August 23, 1982

What are the important events that happened on August 23, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 23, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 23, 1982 is the 235th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 130 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 10, 1982 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 110,808 hours 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.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $648.45. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo 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.

Dog 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 23, 1982 Historical Events

  • 1982
    Bachir Gemayel is elected Lebanese President amidst the raging civil war.

Who were born on August 23, 1982?

  • 1982
    Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer
  • 1982
    Scott Palguta, American soccer player
  • 1982
    Trevor Wright, American actor
  • 1982
    YTCracker, American musician and computer hacker

Who died on August 23, 1982?

  • 1982
    Stanford Moore, American biochemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1913)

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