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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 200 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,924 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 946 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.
- 1891Margit Makay
- 1929Kishore Kumar
- 1955Billy Bob Thornton
- 1961Lauren Tom
- 1962Roger Clemens
- 1970Ron Lester
- 1972Stefan Brogren
- 1978Satoshi Hino
- 1985Crystal Bowersox
- 1987Tomoya Warabino
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 4.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 4.
- 1719Johann Gottlob Lehmann, German mineralogist and geologist (d. 1767)
- 1859Knut Hamsun, Norwegian author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1952)
- 1901Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (d. 1972)
- 1912Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish architect and diplomat (d. 1947)
- 1939Frank Vincent, American actor and producer
- 1942Don S. Davis, American actor and painter (d. 2008)
- 1962David Nunn, English actor (d. 2012)
- 1968Daniel Dae Kim, South Korean-American actor
- 1969Max Cavalera, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Sepultura, Soulfly, Nailbomb, and Cavalera Conspiracy)
- 1985Kina Grannis, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 4.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 598Goguryeo-Sui War: Emperor Wéndi of Sui orders his youngest son, Yang Liang (assisted by the co-prime minister Gao Jiong), to conquer Goguryeo (Korea) during the Manchurian rainy season, with a Chinese army and navy.
- 1796French Revolutionary Wars: Napoleon leads the French Army of Italy to victory in the Battle of Lonato.
- 1863Matica slovenská, Slovakia’s public-law cultural and scientific institution focusing on topics around the Slovak nation, is established in Martin.
- 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.
- 1975The Japanese Red Army takes more than 50 hostages at the AIA Building housing several embassies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The hostages include the U.S. consul and the Swedish Chargé d'affaires. The gunmen win the release of five imprisoned comrades and fly with them to Libya.
- 1977U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating the United States Department of Energy.
- 1987The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues “fairly”.
- 2006A massacre is carried out by Sri Lankan government forces, killing 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF).
- 2007NASA’s Phoenix spacecraft is launched.
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: Lance Guest, Ian Buchanan, Halle Berry, Armand Lohikoski, Isaac Hayes, Michael Crafter, Rüdiger Vogler, Dan McCafferty, Layne Staley, Dagmar.
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.
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: August 28, 1970 – Melina Aslanidou, German-Greek singer-songwriter; August 15, 1973 – Amitabh Bhattacharjee, Indian actor; November 13, 1958 – John McConnell, American actor.
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