What is special about August 15th?

What is special about August 15th?

The Case–Church Amendment passed by the US Congress set August 15 as the deadline for the end of the US military involvement in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Because of this, the US ended all military offensives in Vietnam on this day.

What will be the day of week 15th August 2012?

August 15, 2012: Day of the Week The day of the week was Wednesday.

Who was born in 15 August?

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anthony Anderson, Ben Affleck, Debra Messing, Jennifer Lawrence, Joe Jonas, Melinda Gates and more.

What moon is August 15?

First Quarter is the lunar phase on 15 August 2021, Sunday .

Which year has the same calendar as 1700?

1706 has the same calendar as 1700.

What day of the week was August 2012?

The day of the week was Sunday. Here’s the August 2012 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2012 calendar.

What are August babies called?

Your August baby will be a Leo or Virgo. Babies born after the 22nd are Virgos, represented by the Maiden. Virgos are pragmatic, logical, and down-to-earth people.

Which Indian actress is born on 15th August?

Rakhee Gulzar: The veteran Bollywood actress, who made a name for herself first as a female lead, and then as a character artist, was born the very day India got Independence, August 15, 1947, in Ranaghat, now part of West Bengal.

Is August 15th a full moon?

Full Moon Phase The Full Moon on August 15 has an illumination of 100%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day.

Why is the Moon red?

The air molecules from Earth’s atmosphere scatter out most of the blue light. The remaining light reflects onto the Moon’s surface with a red glow, making the Moon appear red in the night sky. The name “blood moon” is also sometimes used for a Moon that appears reddish because of dust, smoke or haze in the sky.

Why does 100 years have 5 odd days?

Odd days in a leap year = (52 weeks +2) days. So odd days in 100 years will be (76 x 1 + 24 x 2) which is 124 odd days. This can also be written as 17 weeks + 5 days. So every 100 years will have 5 odd days.

How many odd days are in 1000 years?

To calculate the number of odd days = Given number of days/7 ∴ The number of odd days in 1000 days = 6 days.

What happened in 2012 in the world?

Aug 14 46 people are killed and 80 injured after a series of suicide bombings in Afghanistan Aug 14 Hungary falls back into recession as GDP falls by 0.2% in the second quarter of 2012 following a fall of 1.0% in the first quarter Aug 15 Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez becomes 23rd pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Tampa Bay)

What happened on Aug 4th 2015?

Aug 4 US takes the 4 x 100m medley relay double at the London Olympics with Michael Phelps collecting his 18th Olympic gold medal; women’s team sets world record 3:52.05 Aug 4 Super Rugby Final, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton: Chiefs win their first SR title with a 37-6 thrashing of the Sharks (Durban, RSA) at home

Who won the 100m butterfly at the 2012 Olympics?

Aug 3 United Nations General Assembly reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria Aug 3 American super-swimmer Michael Phelps wins the 100m butterfly in London to take his all-time Olympic gold medal tally to a record 17

Who won the Olympic tennis at the London Olympics in 2012?

Aug 4 Golden double for US at London Olympic tennis as Serena Williams destroys Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 in women’s singles; Bob & Mike Bryan win men’s doubles beating French pair Michael Llodra & Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4 7-6.