August 29, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Saturday, August 29, 2020, was 1 year and 1 month ago. It was the 242nd day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 90th day of Summer and there are 3 days left till Fall (autumn). August 29, 2020 zodiac sign is Virgo. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.82 billion, according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about August 29, 2020, including important events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at August 29 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 242nd day of the year
Day of week 35th Saturday of 2020
Week index 35th week of 2020
Season 90th day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Virgo ♍
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Mercury
Numerology 5
August Birthstone Peridot and Sardonyx
August Birth flower Gladiolus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write August 29, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

August 29th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 29 is Virgo ♍. Virgo's strengths are: loyal, analytical, kind, and practical. While the weaknesses are: shyness, all work, and no play. Mercury is the ruling planet of Virgo.

Top news headlines from August 29, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 29th:

Jackie Robinson Day #MichaelJackson March on Washington Chadwick Boseman Cobra Kai Becki Falwell

August 29th events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on August 29.

2005 – Hurricane Katrina makes its 2nd landfall as a category 3 hurricane devastating much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida Panhandle. Kills more than 1,836, causes over $115 billion in damage..

1842 – Great Britain & China sign Treaty of Nanking, ends Opium war.

1825 – Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil.

Stock markets on August 29, 2020

Did you know: At the age of 56, Jeff Bezos was the richest person in the world in 2020 with $113 billion fortune, followed by Bill Gates with $98 billion, according to Forbes.

August 29, 2020 US Holidays

Holidays on this day:

Popular Tweets on Aug 29, 2020

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


August 29, 2020 in Music

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August 29 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 29, 2020 life path number is 5. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 5 is thought to be a whirlwind of energy, constantly in need of change and stimulation. You are loyal, you can also be selfish, thoughtless and irresponsible. Your family and friends may view you as independent and unpredictable. You're always up for an adventure and aren't averse to taking risks.


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