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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 was 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 330 days left before your next birthday. You will be 110 years old when that day comes. There have been 39,847 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 1,349 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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
- 1930Frank Gifford
- 1943Sharon Baird
- 1952Reginald VelJohnson
- 1972Emily Robison
- 1975George Stults
- 1986Shawn Pyfrom
- 2003Harvey Bautista
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.
- 1744Pierre Méchain, French astronomer and surveyor (d. 1804)
- 1908Orlando Cole, American cellist and educator (d. 2010)
- 1935Cliff Fletcher, Canadian businessman
- 1945Bob Balaban, American actor, director, and producer
- 1946Dick Murdoch, American wrestler (d. 1996)
- 1950Stockwell Day, Canadian businessman and politician, 15th Canadian Minister of International Trade
- 1962Steve Carell, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1968Mateja Svet, Slovenian skier
- 1986Kim Oh-sung, South Korean footballer
- 1991G.E.M., Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1 BCWang Mang consolidates his power and is declared marshal of state. Emperor Ai of Han, who had died the previous day, had no heirs.
- 1513Battle of the Spurs (Battle of Guinegate): King Henry VIII of England and his Imperial allies defeat French Forces who are then forced to retreat.
- 1819Peterloo Massacre: Seventeen people die and over 600 are injured in cavalry charges at a public meeting at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England.
- 1859The Tuscan National Assembly formally deposes the House of Habsburg-Lorraine.
- 1918The Battle of Lake Baikal was fought between the Czechoslovak Legion and the Red Army.
- 1920Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians is hit on the head by a fastball thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees, and dies early the next day. Chapman was the second player to die from injuries sustained in a Major League Baseball game, the first being Doc Powers in 1909.
- 1929The 1929 Palestine riots break out in Mandatory Palestine between Palestinian Arabs and Jews and continue until the end of the month. In total, 133 Jews and 116 Arabs are killed.
- 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.
- 1962Eight years after the remaining French India territories were handed to India, the ratifications of the treaty are exchanged to make the transfer official.
- 1987Northwest Airlines Flight 255 a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 crashes after take off in Detroit, Michigan, killing 154 of the 155 on board, plus two people on the ground.
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: Noriko Kijima, Candice Glover, Jamie Theakston, Sonia Agarwal, Barbara Lee, Hale Appleman, Ginny Tyler, Robert Nighthawk, Bayani Casimiro, Pedro Armendáriz, Jr..
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.
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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 ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 26, 1981 – Ayumi Tsunematsu, Japanese voice actress; March 30, 1926 – Ray McAnally, Irish actor (d. 1989); May 17, 1996 – Ryan Ochoa, American actor.
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