What happened this day in history August 28, 1991

What are the important events that happened on August 28, 1991? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 28, 1991: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 28, 1991 is the 240th day of the year 1991 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 125 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 15, 1991 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 683,337,600 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 ‘dihectatetracontagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $97.88. (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.

Sheep 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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August 28, 1991 Historical Events

  • 1991
    Collapse of the Soviet Union – Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party.
  • 1991
    Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.

Who were born on August 28, 1991?

  • 1991
    Andrej Pejic, Australian model
  • 1991
    Kyle Massey, American actor and rapper

Who died on August 28, 1991?

  • 1991
    Alekos Sakellarios, Greek writer and film director (b. 1913)

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