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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 197 days left before your next birthday. You will be 39 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,048 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 476 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1900Helen Morgan
- 1905Myrna Loy
- 1914Big Walter Price
- 1914Félix Leclerc
- 1942Juan Formell
- 1951Andrew Gold
- 1970Kevin Smith
- 1976Sam Worthington
- 1978Kazuki Namioka
- 1980Dingdong Dantes
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.
- 1674Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (d. 1723)
- 1868Constantine I of Greece (d. 1923)
- 1927Peter Swinnerton-Dyer, English mathematician and academic
- 1931Viliam Schrojf, Czech footballer (d. 2007)
- 1941Ede Staal, Dutch singer-songwriter (d. 1986)
- 1945Alex Jesaulenko, Austrian-Australian footballer and coach
- 1968John Stanier, American drummer (Helmet, Tomahawk, The Mark of Cain, and Battles)
- 1982Kerry Rhodes, American football player
- 1983Kim Jungah, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (After School)
- 1983Michel Bastos, Brazilian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 2.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 461Majorian is arrested near Tortona (Northern Italy) and deposed by the Suebian general Ricimer as puppet emperor.
- 1610Henry Hudson sails into what is now known as Hudson Bay thinking he had made it through the Northwest Passage and reached the Pacific Ocean.
- 1869Japan’s samurai, farmer, artisan, merchant class system (Shinōkōshō) is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms. (Traditional Japanese date: June 25, 1869).
- 1916World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.
- 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.
- 1964Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin incident: North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the U.S. destroyer USS Maddox.
- 1968An earthquake hits Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines killing more than 270 people and wounding 261.
- 1980A bomb explodes at the railway station in Bologna, Italy, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200.
- 2005Air France Flight 358, lands at Toronto Pearson International Airport, and runs off the runway causing the plane to burst into flames leaving 12 injuries and no fatalities.
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: Jason Bonham, Skye Edwards, Rachel Friend, Jocie Kwok, Charley Boorman, Ted Danson, Michelle Creber, Liam Kyle Sullivan, Alessandro Nivola, Tommy Ramone.
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: November 29, 1932 – Fernando Guillén, Spanish actor (d. 2013); October 22, 1966 – Valeria Golino, Italian actress, singer, and producer; August 23, 1978 – Kobe Bryant, American basketball player and rapper.
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