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August 2, 1978 was a Wednesday and it was the 214th day of the year 1978. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2017. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 94 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,151 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 479 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1612Saskia van Uylenburgh
- 1911Ann Dvorak
- 1922Gábor Agárdy
- 1925John Dexter
- 1956Isabel Pantoja
- 1957Butch Vig
- 1959Johnny Kemp
- 1980Uğur Rıfat Karlova
- 1993Cassidy Gifford
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 2.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 2.
- 1740Jean Baptiste Camille Canclaux, French general (d. 1817)
- 1871John French Sloan, American painter and illustrator (d. 1951)
- 1907Mary Hamman, American journalist and author (d. 1984)
- 1912Palle Huld, Danish actor (d. 2010)
- 1921Alan Whicker, Egyptian-English journalist (d. 2013)
- 1929John Gale, English director and producer
- 1938Terry Peck, Falkland Islander soldier (d. 2006)
- 1947Lawrence Wright, American journalist, author, and screenwriter
- 1954Ken MacLeod, Scottish blogger and author
- 1988Nayer, American singer-songwriter
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 2.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 216 BCSecond Punic War: Battle of Cannae: The Carthaginian army led by Hannibal defeats a numerically superior Roman army under command of consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro.
- 1274Edward I of England returns from the Ninth Crusade and is crowned King seventeen days later.
- 1343Olivier de Clisson is found guilty of treason and beheaded at Les Halles in Paris. As a result, his wife, Jeanne de Clisson, sold their holding, bought a fleet of ships, and took to the sea as a pirate to seek revenge against King Philip VI of France and the nobility.
- 1776The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.
- 1923Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes U.S. President upon the death of President Warren G. Harding.
- 1939Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt, urging him to begin the Manhattan Project to develop a nuclear weapon.
- 1943Rebellion in the Nazi death camp of Treblinka.
- 1944ASNOM: Birth of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia, celebrated as Day of the Republic in the Republic of Macedonia.
- 1989A massacre is carried out by an Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians.
- 1998The Second Congo War begins.
View the complete list of historical events for August 2.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 2 and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Lily Donaldson, Rudi Protrudi, Ryan McCombs, Ángela Molina, Jun Fukuyama, Mai Nakahara, Cuong Vu, Sam Elliott, Alex Ferris, Margaret Agnes Bunn.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 2 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 2, 1978.
Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Miss You by The Rolling Stones as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 5, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 31, 1970 – Nolan North, American actor; November 7, 1912 – Victor Beaumont, German-English actor (d. 1977); January 9, 1972 – Rawson Stovall, American video game producer and author.
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