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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 207 days left before your next birthday. You will be 11 years old when that day comes. There have been 3,810 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 1,270 days or 3.48 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 129 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 January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on April 22, 2040.
If a dog named Rapunzel - a Borzoi breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 71 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 Rapunzel will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Rapunzel will age 5-6 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.
- 1887Marija Leiko
- 1910Pierre Schaeffer
- 1926Buddy Greco
- 1941David Crosby
- 1946Susan Saint James
- 1951Slim Dunlap
- 1960Cecilia Gasdia
- 1963Emmanuelle Béart
- 1968Catherine Bell
- 1970Kevin Cadogan
View the complete list of August 14 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 14.
- 1473Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (d. 1541)
- 1653Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English colonel and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica (d. 1688)
- 1876Alexander I of Serbia (d. 1903)
- 1911Vethathiri Maharishi, Indian spiritual leader, philosopher, and author (d. 2006)
- 1932Lee Hoffman, American author (d. 2007)
- 1944John Dunt, English admiral
- 1951Peter Blegvad, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and illustrator (Slapp Happy and The Lodge)
- 1956Rusty Wallace, American race car driver and sportscaster
- 1976Alex Albrecht, American television host, actor, and producer
- 1987James Buckley, English actor
View the complete list of August 14 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1040King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.
- 1288Count Adolf VIII of Berg grants town privileges to Düsseldorf, the village on the banks of the Düssel.
- 1415Henry the Navigator leads Portuguese forces to victory over the Marinids at the Battle of Ceuta.
- 1816The United Kingdom formally annexed the Tristan da Cunha archipelago, administering them from the Cape Colony in South Africa.
- 1842American Indian Wars: Second Seminole War ends, with the Seminoles forced from Florida to Oklahoma.
- 1901The first claimed powered flight, by Gustave Whitehead in his Number 21.
- 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.
- 1967UK Marine Broadcasting Offences Act declares participation in offshore pirate radio illegal.
- 2005Helios Airways Flight 522, en route from Larnaca, Cyprus to Prague, Czech Republic via Athens, crashes in the hills near Grammatiko, Greece, killing 121 passengers and crew.
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: Dev Anand, Linda Park, Dan Seals, Liona Boyd, Jean-Luc Delarue, Haruo Nakajima, Fra Fee, Mary Gauthier, Melville Ruick, Joan Plowright.
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.
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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 ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 14th August 2008 is Poppy for preparedness.
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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: 207 days
- Age on next birthday: 11 years old
- Days since birth: 3,810 days
- Days spent sleeping: 1,270 days
- Years spent sleeping: 3.48 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 129
- Next full moon: January 21 at 05:17:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 22, 2040
- Age in dog years: 71 dog years old using a Borzoi 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: August 27, 1991 – Rikiya Otaka, Japanese actor; November 19, 1965 – Jason Pierce, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Spiritualized and Spacemen 3); May 5, 1989 – Chris Brown, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor.
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