Wednesday August 21, 1912: on this day

About August 21st, 1912, in brief:

  • Historical events: Mr Carter-Cotton chosen 1st chancellor of University of British Columbia
  • Day of the week: August 21st, 1912 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Kim Cattrall, Usain Bolt
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Hypnotic Scene - Mike and Meyer by Weber & Fields
  • Popular movie: Der Fremde directed by

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What day of the week was August 21, 1912?

August 21, 1912 was a Wednesday and it was the 234th day of the year 1912 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 21, 1912 can also be written as 8/21/1912 in the US and as 21/8/1912 in UK and Europe.

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August 21, 1912: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 21, 1912:

  • Mr carter-cotton chosen 1st chancellor of university of british columbia

August 21, 1912: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 21, 1912: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 21st is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 21, 1912: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 21, 1912 is Rat and the associated element is Water.

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August 21, 1912: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 21, 1912 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 21, 1912 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 21, 1912 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 73% full, rising at 03:13 pm and setting at 11:50 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 29, 1912 while the next full moon would come on Aug 27, 1912.

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Who was born on August 21, 1912?

Famous people born on August 21, 1912:

  • Natalyia Dudinskaya

    Legendary Russian prima ballerina.

  • Toe Blake

    Canadian ice hockey coach and player (d. 1995).

  • Bruce Trent


  • Aleksandr Ėmmanuilovič Nudel'man
  • Paul Landres
  • Jacques Bergier
  • Man Singh II

Whose famous birthday is on August 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 21st:

  • Kim Cattrall
    Kim Cattrall

    Kim cattrall is an english-born actress known for her role as samantha jones in the tv series sex and the city.

  • Usain Bolt
    Usain Bolt

    Jamaican sprinter and athlete.

  • Hayden Panettiere
    Hayden Panettiere

    American actress, model and singer.

  • RJ Mitte
    RJ Mitte

    Rj mitte is an american actor best known for his role as walter white jr.

  • Joe Strummer
    Joe Strummer

    British singer and musician (the clash), (d. 2002).

  • Carrie-Anne Moss
    Carrie-Anne Moss

    Carrie-anne moss is a canadian actress best known for her role as trinity in the matrix trilogy.

  • Alicia Witt
    Alicia Witt

    American actress who made her debut on prime-time tv as zoey, the role she played on "cybill", was the first to make it big on prime-time...

  • Kenny Rogers
    Kenny Rogers

    American entertainer.

  • Peter Weir
    Peter Weir

    Sydney, nsw -- writer (witness, dead poets society).

  • Bo Burnham
    Bo Burnham

    American comedian, actor, musician, poet, and singer-songwriter.

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How old is someone born on August 21, 1912?

Someone born on August 21, 1912 is:

111 years 10 months old,

or 1342 months and 29 days old,

or 5839 weeks and 3 days old,

or 40876 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 21, 1912?

There are 32 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday August 21st 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 21, 1912?

You belong to the Greatest Generation if you were born on August 21, 1912.

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August 21, 1912: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 21, 1912:

  • Alberto Cerruti
  • Felice Sismondo

What famous deaths happened on August 21st?

Famous deaths on August 21st:

  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky

    Russian politician, leader of the bolshevik revolution.

  • Charles Eames

    Renowned American designer known for his contributions to architecture and furniture design.

  • Ray Eames

    Renowned designer and architect who, along with her husband Charles Eames, made significant contributions to modern architecture and...

  • Shivan Chandrasekhar

    Shivan Chandrasekhar was an Indian-American astrophysicist who made significant contributions to the understanding of stellar structure and...

  • Wahneta Twin

    Prolific writer known for her captivating novels.

  • Claude Navier

    French engineer and physicist who derived the Navier-Stokes equations, which are used to describe the motion of viscous fluid substances.

  • Raul Seixas

    Pablo coelho's partner and brazilian singer, new age composer.

  • Durelle White

    Legendary Canadian boxer known for his powerful punches and exciting fights.

  • Johnte Washington

    Johnte Washington was a prominent civil rights activist who fought for racial equality and social justice in the United States.

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August 21, 1912: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 21, 1912 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 19th and August 25th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 21, 1912: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 21, 1912 was Hypnotic Scene - Mike and Meyer by Weber & Fields, according to the music chart for the week August 19th and August 25th.

  1. - Hypnotic Scene - Mike and Meyer

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Who was the US President on August 21, 1912?

On August 21, 1912 the US President was William Howard Taft (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 21, 1912?

On August 21, 1912 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on August 21, 1912?

On August 21, 1912 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about August 21st?

August 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 21st, such as:

  • 2018 - Afghanistan war: mortars fired on kabul's diplomatic quarter during president ashraf ghani's speech. police say that the attackers have been killed and four others are injured after hours of fighting.
  • 2017 - Aftermath from the 2017 barcelona attacks: a spanish police officer hunting the chief suspect in the van attack in barcelona last thursday shot dead a man west of barcelona who was wearing an explosive belt.
  • 2016 - Somali civil war (2009-present). a suicide car bomb by al-shabaab kills at least 20 people in galkayo, somalia's semi-autonomous puntland.

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What happened in 1912?

1912 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Arizona was admitted to the Union as the 48th state
  • Woolwich Tunnel under Thames opens
  • Socialist International rejects that world war is coming

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What was the calendar for August 1912?

August 1912 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Wednesday August 21, 1912