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October 8, 1996 was a Tuesday and it was the 282nd day of the year 1996. The next time you can reuse your old 1996 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 Sunday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 264 days left before your next birthday. You will be 21 years old when that day comes. There have been 7,406 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 251 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.
- 1943Chevy Chase
- 1943R. L. Stine
- 1954Michael Dudikoff
- 1960Lorenzo Milá
- 1964CeCe Winans
- 1965Ardal O'Hanlon
- 1970Matt Damon
- 1973Jim Fairchild
- 1977Jamie Marchi
- 1979Noelle Scaggs
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 8.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 8.
- 1850Henry Louis Le Châtelier, French chemist and academic (d. 1936)
- 1890Eddie Rickenbacker, American soldier and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1973)
- 1890Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (d. 1971)
- 1910Paulette Dubost, French actress (d. 2011)
- 1927Jim Elliot, American missionary and translator (d. 1956)
- 1945John Betsch, American drummer
- 1968Emily Procter, American actress
- 1971David Gauke, English lawyer and politician
- 1974Koji Murofushi, Japanese hammer thrower
- 1978Mick O'Driscoll, Irish rugby player and coach
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1582Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
- 1645Jeanne Mance opened the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, the first lay hospital in North America.
- 1856The Second Opium War between several western powers and China begins with the Arrow Incident on the Pearl River.
- 1895Eulmi incident: Queen Min of Joseon, the last empress of Korea, is assassinated and her corpse burnt by Japanese infiltrators inside Gyeongbok Palace.
- 1904Prince Albert, Saskatchewan is incorporated as a city.
- 1928Joseph Szigeti gives the first performance of Alfredo Casella’s Violin Concerto.
- 1952The Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash kills 112 people.
- 1956New York Yankees’s Don Larsen pitched the only perfect game in a World Series.
- 1970Vietnam War: In Paris, a Communist delegation rejects US President Richard Nixon’s October 7 peace proposal as “a manoeuvre to deceive world opinion”.
- 1973Greek military junta of 1967–74: Junta strongman George Papadopoulos appoints Spyros Markezinis as Prime Minister of Greece with the task to lead Greece to parliamentary rule.
View the complete list of historical events for October 8.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 8 and 1996 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Hiro Shimono, Ian McKellen, Olivia Hallinan, Stephen Saux, Georgeanna Tillman, Don Brewer, IU, Sevinç Erbulak, Koshi Inaba, Ashley Monroe.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 8 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on October 8, 1996.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 12, 1996). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 21, 1917 – Lucille Bremer, American actress and dancer (d. 1996); October 11, 1977 – Shūhei Izumi, Japanese actor; August 6, 1911 – Lucille Ball, American actress, singer, and producer (d. 1989).
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