What happened this day in history August 8, 1969

What are the important events that happened on August 8, 1969? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 8, 1969: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 8, 1969 is the 220th day of the year 1969 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 145 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 26, 1969 – a Friday. 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 ‘dihectaicosagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,822.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo 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 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 8, 1969?

  • 1969
    Dick Togo, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1969
    Faye Wong, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • 1969
    Yvie Burnett, British television vocal coach

Who died on August 8, 1969?

  • 1969
    Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (b. 1896)

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