What was the day on 15th August 1947?

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : July 28th, 2022

Friday was the day on 15th August 1947. On this day India got independence from British rule. The process to determine the day on 15th August 1947 has been elaborated below.

Answer: The day on 15th August 1947 was Friday.

To determine the day of any year, first, calculate the odd days in that year.

The total number of odd days in 1947 will be determined by finding the number of odd days in 1600 years + 300 years + 47 Years.

So, the number of odd days in 1600 years = 0;

the number of odd days in 300 years = 1

the number of odd days in 47 years = 2

whereas the number of odd days in 1947 upto 15 August is = 2.

Hence, the total number of odd days up to 15 August 1947 = 1+2+2 i.e. 5 odd days.

Therefore, the day 15 August 1947 was Friday.

About 15th August 1947:

The importance of 15th August 1947 has been elaborated below:

  • On this day, India got independence from the United Kingdom. Hence 15 August is celebrated as Independence day every year.

  • Indian national flag was raised by the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

  • It is a national holiday in India.

Summary:

What was the day on 15th August 1947?

The day on 15th August 1947 was Friday.

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