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August 16, 1937 was a Monday and it was the 228th day of the year 1937. The next time you can reuse your old 1937 calendar will be in 2021. 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 80 years old when that day comes. There have been 29,141 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 987 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.
- 1928Eddie Kirkland
- 1934John Standing
- 1934Pierre Richard
- 1946Lesley Ann Warren
- 1949Barbara Goodson
- 1958Angela Bassett
- 1977Tamer Hosny
- 1986Shawn Pyfrom
- 1997Greyson Chance
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.
- 1925Willie Jones, American baseball player (d. 1983)
- 1934Ketty Lester, American singer and actress
- 1934Pierre Richard, French actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1947Katharine Hamnett, English fashion designer
- 1961Christian Okoye, American football player
- 1972George Stroumboulopoulos, Canadian radio and television host
- 1979Paul Gallacher, Scottish footballer
- 1982Todd Haberkorn, American voice actor, director, and producer
- 1991G.E.M., Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
- 1994Riho Takada, Japanese actress and model
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: The Americans led by General John Stark rout British and Brunswick troops under Friedrich Baum at the Battle of Bennington in Walloomsac, New York.
- 1780American Revolutionary War: Battle of Camden: The British defeat the Americans near Camden, South Carolina.
- 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.
- 1930The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
- 1960Cyprus gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1964Vietnam War: A coup d'état replaces Dương Văn Minh with General Nguyễn Khánh as President of South Vietnam. A new constitution is established with aid from the U.S. Embassy.
- 1989A solar flare from the Sun creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips, leading to a halt of all trading on Toronto’s stock market.
- 2008The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago is topped off at 1389 ft, at the time becoming the world’s highest residence above ground-level.
- 2014The Summer Youth Olympics open in the Chinese city of Nanjing.
View the complete list of historical events for August 16.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 16 and 1937 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Bradley McIntosh, Rachel Platten, Juliane Köhler, Kara Brock, Raelee Hill, Sofia Vassilieva, Alessandro Nunziati, Shin Ae-ra, Julien Clerc, Simon Ward.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 16 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on August 16, 1937.
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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: July 12, 1994 – Kanako Momota, Japanese singer-songwriter (Momoiro Clover Z); April 24, 1992 – Doc Shaw, American actor, rapper, and producer; June 1, 1953 – Timothy Bentinck, Australian-English actor.
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