What happened this day in history August 29, 1991

What are the important events that happened on August 29, 1991? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 29, 1991: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 29, 1991 is the 241st day of the year 1991 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 124 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 16, 1991 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 683,424,000 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 ‘dihectatetracontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,010.00. (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 29, 1991 Historical Events

  • 1991
    Libero Grassi, an Italian businessman from Palermo is killed by the Mafia after taking a solitary stand against their extortion demands.
  • 1991
    Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspends all activities of the Soviet Communist Party.

Who were born on August 29, 1991?

  • 1991
    Anikó Kovacsics, Hungarian handball player

Who died on August 29, 1991?

  • 1991
    Libero Grassi, Italian businessman killed by the Mafia (b. 1924)

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