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August 4, 1940 was a Sunday and it was the 217th day of the year 1940. The next time you can reuse your old 1940 calendar will be in 2024. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 38 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,086 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 951 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1901Louis Armstrong
- 1910Anita Page
- 1940Timi Yuro
- 1958Ian Broudie
- 1961Lauren Tom
- 1968Daniel Dae Kim
- 1973Eva Amaral
- 1978Satoshi Hino
- 1981Marques Houston
- 2001Seishiro Kato
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 4.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 4.
- 1893Fritz Gause, German historian and curator (d. 1973)
- 1922Luis Aponte Martínez, Puerto Rican cardinal (d. 2012)
- 1952James Arbuthnot, English lawyer and politician, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
- 1953Joanie Spina, American magician, dancer, and choreographer (d. 2014)
- 1961Barack Obama, American lawyer and politician, 44th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1965Terri Lyne Carrington, American singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer (Yellowjackets)
- 1972Li Pamp, Swedish television presenter
- 1985Crystal Bowersox, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- 1989Jessica Mauboy, Australian singer-songwriter and actress (Young Divas)
- 1991Izet Hajrović, Bosnian footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 4.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1578Battle of Al Kasr al Kebir: The Moroccans defeat the Portuguese. King Sebastian of Portugal is killed in the battle, leaving his elderly uncle, Cardinal Henry, as his heir. This initiates a succession crisis in Portugal.
- 1873American Indian Wars: While protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer clashes for the first time with the Cheyenne and Lakota people near the Tongue River; only one man on each side is killed.
- 1889The Great Fire of Spokane, Washington destroys some 32 blocks of the city, prompting a mass rebuilding project.
- 1906Central railway station, Sydney opens.
- 1944The Holocaust: A tip from a Dutch informer leads the Gestapo to a sealed-off area in an Amsterdam warehouse, where they find and arrest Jewish diarist Anne Frank, her family, and four others.
- 1946An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits northern Dominican Republic. One hundred are killed and 20,000 are left homeless.
- 1964Gulf of Tonkin incident: U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy report coming under attack in the Gulf of Tonkin.
- 1969Vietnam War: At the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, American representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuân Thuỷ begin secret peace negotiations. The negotiations will eventually fail.
- 1984The Republic of Upper Volta changes its name to Burkina Faso.
- 1987The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues “fairly”.
View the complete list of historical events for August 4.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 4 and 1940 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: Ji Sung, Nocturno Culto, Dennis Culp, Richard Lester, Bridgetta Tomarchio, Ethan Embry, Loukas Sideras, Christopher Allport, John McCook, DJ Skribble.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 4 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 4, 1940.
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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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: October 18, 1974 – Candy Lo, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress; August 18, 1956 – Jon Schwartz, American drummer and producer; March 25, 1964 – Lisa Gay Hamilton, American actress and director.
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