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August 14, 2008 was a Thursday and it was the 227th day of the year 2008. It was the 33rd Thursday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 2008 calendar will be in 2036. 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 Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 145 days left before your next birthday. You will be 11 years old when that day comes. There have been 3,872 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 1,291 days or 3.53 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 132 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 April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on April 22, 2040.
If a dog named Katy - a Maltese Shih Tzu breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 60 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Katy will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Katy will age 4 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1926Buddy Greco
- 1930Liz Fraser
- 1957Alim Qasimov
- 1967Erik Gandini
- 1968Catherine Bell
- 1972Yoo Jae-suk
- 1973Daisuke Ishiwatari
- 1976Alex Albrecht
- 1987James Buckley
- 1989Artyom Bogucharsky
View the complete list of August 14 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 14.
- 1473Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (d. 1541)
- 1881Francis Ford, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1953)
- 1911Jan Koetsier, Dutch composer and conductor (d.2006)
- 1925Russell Baker, American journalist and author
- 1956Andy King, English footballer and manager (d. 2015)
- 1960Cecilia Gasdia, Italian soprano and actress
- 1967Erik Gandini, Italian-Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1978Kate Ritchie, Australian actress
- 1981Earl Barron, American basketball player
- 1988Shahd Barmada, Syrian singer
View the complete list of August 14 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1385Portuguese Crisis of 1383–85: Battle of Aljubarrota – Portuguese forces commanded by King John I and his general Nuno Álvares Pereira defeat the Castilian army of King John I.
- 1592Imjin War: At the Battle of Hansan Island, the Korean Navy, led by Yi Sun-sin, Yi Eok-gi, and Won Gyun, decisively defeats the Japanese Navy, led by Wakisaka Yasuharu, at Hansan Island.
- 1816The United Kingdom formally annexed the Tristan da Cunha archipelago, administering them from the Cape Colony in South Africa.
- 1893France becomes the first country to introduce motor vehicle registration.
- 1897Franco-Hova Wars: The town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.
- 1916Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary, joining the Entente in World War I.
- 1945Japan accepts the Allied terms of surrender in World War II and the Emperor records the Imperial Rescript on Surrender (August 15 in Japan Standard Time).
- 1945The Viet Minh launches August Revolution amid the political confusion and power vacuum engulfing Vietnam.
- 1959Founding and first official meeting of the American Football League.
- 2006Chencholai bombing: Sixty-one Sri Lankan Tamils are killed in a Sri Lankan Air force bombing.
View the complete list of August 14 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 14, and 2008 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Silentó, Nancy Honeytree, Leontine Sagan, Raphael Saadiq, River Viiperi, Victor Spinetti, Kyle Sullivan, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Robert Lamm, Fetty Wap.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 14 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 14, 2008.
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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 14th August 2008 is Poppy for preparedness.
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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 6,709,049,780. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 16, 2008). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, cathedrals.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 137,464,471 babies were born throughout the world in the year 2008. The estimated number of babies born on 14th August 2008 is 375,586. That’s equivalent to 261 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Emma. This name was given to 18,809 baby girls. For the boys it’s Jacob. This name was recorded 22,591 times in the year 2008. Any chance you are Emma or Jacob? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 14, 2008. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 227th day of 2008
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 33rd Thursday of 2008
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2021: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 145 days
- Age on next birthday: 11 years old
- Days since birth: 3,872 days
- Days spent sleeping: 1,291 days
- Years spent sleeping: 3.53 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 132
- Next full moon: April 19 at 11:14:00 GMT – Friday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 22, 2040
- Age in dog years: 60 dog years old using a Maltese Shih Tzu breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- 2008 world population: 6,709,049,780
- Number one song: I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry (August 16, 2008)
- Babies born in 2008: 137,464,471
- Babies born in 2008 every day: 375,586
- Babies born in 2008 every minute: 261
- Popular girl’s name: Emma – 18,809 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Jacob – 22,591 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 9, 1992 – Douglas Booth, English actor; April 24, 1987 – Ben Howard, English singer-songwriter and guitarist; November 11, 1974 – Static Major, American singer-songwriter and producer (Playa) (d. 2008).
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