What happened this day in history August 31, 1957

What are the important events that happened on August 31, 1957? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 31, 1957: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 31, 1957 is the 243rd day of the year 1957 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 122 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 18, 1957 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectatetracontatrigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $2,127.90. (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.

Rooster 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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August 31, 1957 Historical Events

  • 1957
    The Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia) gains its independence from the United Kingdom.

Who were born on August 31, 1957?

  • 1957
    Colm O'Rourke, Irish footballer and commentator
  • 1957
    Gina Schock, American drummer (The Go-Go’s)
  • 1957
    Glenn Tilbrook, English singer and guitarist (Squeeze)

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