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August 16, 1947 was a Saturday and it was the 228th day of the year 1947. The next time you can reuse your old 1947 calendar will be in 2025. 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 326 days left before your next birthday. You will be 71 years old when that day comes. There have been 25,607 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 867 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
- 1928Ann Blyth
- 1934Donnie Dunagan
- 1934John Standing
- 1942Barbara George
- 1948Barry Hay
- 1949Barbara Goodson
- 1953Kathie Lee Gifford
- 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.
- 1928Eydie Gormé, American singer and actress (d. 2013)
- 1933Julie Newmar, American actress, singer, and dancer
- 1945Bob Balaban, American actor, director, and producer
- 1947Katharine Hamnett, English fashion designer
- 1961Christian Okoye, American football player
- 1968Wolfgang Tillmans, German photographer
- 1972Frankie Boyle, Scottish comedian and television host
- 1987Evan Berger, Australian footballer
- 1989Wang Hao, Chinese race walker
- 1991José Eduardo de Araújo, Brazilian footballer
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.
- 1819Peterloo Massacre: Seventeen people die and over 600 are injured in cavalry charges at a public meeting at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England.
- 1858U.S. President James Buchanan inaugurates the new transatlantic telegraph cable by exchanging greetings with Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. However, a weak signal forces a shutdown of the service in a few weeks.
- 1920Polish–Soviet War: The Battle of Radzymin concludes; the Soviet Red Army is forced to turn away from Warsaw.
- 1945Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, is captured by Soviet troops.
- 1962Eight years after the remaining French India territories were handed to India, the ratifications of the treaty are exchanged to make the transfer official.
- 1972In an unsuccessful coup d'état attempt, the Royal Moroccan Air Force fires upon Hassan II of Morocco’s plane while he is traveling back to Rabat.
- 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.
- 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 1947 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Shintaro Katsu, Dan Auerbach, Jean Seberg, Steve Douglas, Jörg Schneider, Enrique Gil, Yeşim Ustaoğlu, Matt Flynn, Sofía Zámolo, Michael B. Jordan.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 16 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on August 16, 1947.
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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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: January 7, 1974 – John Rich, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer; March 29, 1968 – Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress and singer; January 10, 1927 – Lee Philips, American actor and director (d. 1999).
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