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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 was 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 348 days left before your next birthday. You will be 40 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,262 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 483 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 September 6 at 07:04:00 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.
- 1932Peter O'Toole
- 1941Ede Staal
- 1948Andy Fairweather Low
- 1956Isabel Pantoja
- 1957Butch Vig
- 1958Shō Hayami
- 1959Apollonia Kotero
- 1975Ingrid Rubio
- 1983Kim Jungah
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 2.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 2.
- 1754Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-American architect and engineer, designed Washington, D.C. (d. 1825)
- 1929K. M. Peyton, English author and educator
- 1929Roy Crimmins, English trombonist and composer (d. 2014)
- 1937Billy Cannon, American football player and dentist
- 1939John W. Snow, American businessman and politician, 73rd United States Secretary of the Treasury
- 1962Lee Mavers, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The La’s)
- 1964Frank Biela, German race car driver
- 1973Miguel Mendonca, Zimbabwean journalist and author
- 1974Angie Cepeda, Colombian actress
- 1983Nick Diaz, American mixed martial artist and boxer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 2.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 338 BCA Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean.
- 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.
- 1377Russian troops are defeated in the Battle on Pyana River.
- 1798French Revolutionary Wars: The Battle of the Nile concludes in a British victory.
- 1897Anglo-Afghan War: The Siege of Malakand ends when a relief column is able to reach the British garrison in the Malakand states adjacent to India’s North West Frontier Province.
- 1903Fall of the Ottoman Empire: An unsuccessful uprising led by the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization against Ottoman Turkey, also known as the Ilinden–Preobrazhenie Uprising, takes place.
- 1918Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I.
- 1918The first general strike in Canadian history takes place in Vancouver.
- 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.
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: Anne Revere, Duncan Jones, Judge Dread, DJ Skribble, Gabe Kaplan, Serge Turgeon, Jennifer Batten, Chris Pratt, Ashley Scott, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo.
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.
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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: April 16, 1994 – Liliana Mumy, American actress; September 11, 1987 – Mai Oshima, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48); January 10, 1903 – Violet Wilkey, American actress (d. 1976).
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