What happened this day in history August 9, 1961

What are the important events that happened on August 9, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 9, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 9, 1961 is the 221st day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 144 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 27, 1961 – a Wednesday. 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 ‘dihectaicosahenagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $9,598.50. (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.

Ox 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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Who were born on August 9, 1961?

  • 1961
    Amy Stiller, American actress
  • 1961
    Brad Gilbert, American tennis player
  • 1961
    John Key, 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand

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