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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 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 70 years old when that day comes. There have been 25,489 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 863 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.
- 1930Robert Culp
- 1937David Behrman
- 1942Barbara George
- 1947Marc Messier
- 1954James Cameron
- 1957Laura Innes
- 1962Steve Carell
- 1994Riho Takada
- 1994Tippy Dos Santos
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.
- 1355Philippa, 5th Countess of Ulster (d. 1382)
- 1888Armand J. Piron, American violinist, composer, and bandleader (d. 1943)
- 1908Orlando Cole, American cellist and educator (d. 2010)
- 1934Dave Thomas, English-Welsh golfer and architect (d. 2013)
- 1952Gianna Rolandi, American soprano and actress
- 1961Christian Okoye, American football player
- 1963Aloísio Pires Alves, Brazilian footballer and manager
- 1964Barry Venison, English footballer and journalist
- 1971Rulon Gardner, American wrestler and mixed martial artist
- 1980Raniere Silva dos Santos, 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1900The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends after a 13-day siege is lifted by the British. The battle had begun when a force of between 2,000 and 3,000 Boers had surrounded a force of 500 Australians, Rhodesians, Canadians and British soldiers at a supply dump at Brakfontein Drift.
- 1906An estimated 8.2 MW earthquake hits Valparaíso, Chile, killing 3,886 people.
- 1918The Battle of Lake Baikal was fought between the Czechoslovak Legion and the Red Army.
- 1944First flight of the Junkers Ju 287.
- 1945Puyi, the last Chinese emperor and ruler of Manchukuo, is captured by Soviet troops.
- 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.
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: Claire Cooper, Jim Martin, Linda Lavin, David Jordan, David Kirschner, Maggie Reilly, SoMo, Frederic Forrest, Moka Only, Tal Bachman.
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.
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: November 1, 1907 – Maxie Rosenbloom, American boxer and actor (d. 1976); November 11, 1918 – Stubby Kaye, American actor and singer (d. 1997); May 23, 1988 – Vaness del Moral, Filipino actress and dancer.
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