What happened this day in history August 30, 1979

What are the important events that happened on August 30, 1979? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 30, 1979: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 30, 1979 is the 242nd day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 123 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 17, 1979 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 304,819,200 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 ‘dihectatetracontadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $12,440.00. (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 Earth 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 30, 1979?

  • 1979
    Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentine tennis player
  • 1979
    Leon Lopez, British actor
  • 1979
    Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer
  • 1979
    Scott Richmond, Canadian baseball player
  • 1979
    Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress

Who died on August 30, 1979?

  • 1979
    Jean Seberg, American actress (b. 1938)

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