What happened this day in history August 29, 1976

What are the important events that happened on August 29, 1976? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 29, 1976: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 29, 1976 is the 242nd day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 124 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 16, 1976 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 3,502,080 minutes 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 ‘dihectatetracontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $7,418.50. (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.

Dragon is the mythical animal and Fire 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 29, 1976?

  • 1976
    Giorgos Kalaitzis, Greek basketball player
  • 1976
    Jon Dahl Tomasson, Danish footballer
  • 1976
    Kevin Kaesviharn, American football player
  • 1976
    Pablo Mastroeni, American soccer player
  • 1976
    Stephen Carr, Irish footballer

Who died on August 29, 1976?

  • 1976
    Jimmy Reed, American blues singer (b. 1925)
  • 1976
    Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, musician, revolutionary and philosopher (b. 1899)

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