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August 16, 1908 was a Sunday and it was the 229th day of the year 1908. The next time you can reuse your old 1908 calendar will be in 2020. 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 Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 79 days left before your next birthday. You will be 109 years old when that day comes. There have been 39,733 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 1,345 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1895Liane Haid
- 1927Lois Nettleton
- 1928Eddie Kirkland
- 1957Laura Innes
- 1960Timothy Hutton
- 1961Michaela Dornonville de la Cour
- 1975George Stults
- 1982Cam Gigandet
- 1987Kyal Marsh
- 1993Cameron Monaghan
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 16.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 16.
- 1637Countess Emilie Juliane of Barby-Mühlingen (d. 1706)
- 1761Yevstigney Fomin, Russian pianist and composer (d. 1800)
- 1860Jules Laforgue, Uruguayan-French poet and author (d. 1887)
- 1908William Keepers Maxwell, Jr., American author (d. 2000)
- 1909Paul Callaway, American organist and conductor (d. 1995)
- 1933Reiner Kunze, German poet and translator
- 1943Woody Peoples, American football player (d. 2010)
- 1950Jeff Thomson, Australian cricketer
- 1954George Galloway, Scottish-English politician and broadcaster
- 1975Didier Agathe, French footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1328The House of Gonzaga seizes power in the Duchy of Mantua, and will rule until 1708.
- 1812War of 1812: American General William Hull surrenders Fort Detroit without a fight to the British Army.
- 1863The Dominican Restoration War begins when Gregorio Luperón raises the Dominican flag in Santo Domingo after Spain had recolonized the country.
- 1891The Basilica of San Sebastian in Manila, the first all-steel church in Asia, is officially inaugurated and blessed.
- 1918The Battle of Lake Baikal was fought between the Czechoslovak Legion and the Red Army.
- 1942World War II: The two-person crew of the U.S. naval blimp L-8 disappears without a trace on a routine anti-submarine patrol over the Pacific Ocean. The blimp drifts without her crew and crash-lands in Daly City, California.
- 1944First flight of the Junkers Ju 287.
- 1945An assassination attempt is made on Japan’s prime minister, Kantarō Suzuki.
- 1945The National Representatives’ Congress, the precursor of the current National Assembly of Vietnam, convenes in Sơn Dương.
- 1960Joseph Kittinger parachutes from a balloon over New Mexico at 102800 ft, setting three records that held until 2012: High-altitude jump, free fall, and highest speed by a human without an aircraft.
View the complete list of historical events for August 16.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16 and 1908 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Canibus, Margo, Sara Montiel, Jack Schaeffer, Colin Friels, Nuno Bettencourt, Kang Sung-hoon, Merry Anders, Peter Criss, Norman Blake.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 16 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 16, 1908.
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: November 4, 1975 – Heather Tom, American actress; April 13, 1957 – Saundra Santiago, American actress; November 8, 1924 – Joe Flynn, American actor (d. 1974).
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