Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 17th of August 2008 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
August 17, 2008 was a Sunday and it was the 230th day of the year 2008. It was the 33rd Sunday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 2008 calendar will be in 2036. 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 Saturday. Next year it will be Monday and two years from now it will be Tuesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 119 days left before your next birthday. You will be 11 years old when that day comes. There have been 3,898 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 1,299 days or 3.56 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 132 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 May 18 at 21:13:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on April 25, 2040.
If a dog named Azeez - a Sloughi breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 71 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Azeez will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Azeez will age 5-6 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1935Oleg Tabakov
- 1951Richard Hunt
- 1953Kevin Rowland
- 1962Gilby Clarke
- 1962John Marshall Jones
- 1975Carmina Villaroel
- 1977Tarja Turunen
- 1986Bryton James
- 1987Kemp Muhl
- 1989Frederick Lau
View the complete list of August 17 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1828Jules Bernard Luys, French neurologist and physician (d. 1897)
- 1890Harry Hopkins, American politician and diplomat, 8th United States Secretary of Commerce (d. 1946)
- 1930Ted Hughes, English poet, author, and playwright (d. 1998)
- 1937Ronnie Butler, Bahamian singer
- 1949Sue Draheim, American fiddler and composer (d. 2013)
- 1951Alan Minter, English boxer
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss, German actor and director
- 1964Colin James, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1976Geertjan Lassche, Dutch journalist and director
- 1978Ebon Moss-Bachrach, American actor
View the complete list of August 17 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1424Hundred Years’ War: Battle of Verneuil: An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under Jean II, Duke of Alençon, John Stewart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas.
- 1560The Roman Catholic Church is overthrown and Protestantism is established as the national religion in Scotland.
- 1585A first group of colonists sent by Sir Walter Raleigh under the charge of Ralph Lane lands in the New World to create Roanoke Colony on Roanoke Island, off the coast of present-day North Carolina.
- 1717Austro-Turkish War of 1716–18: The month-long Siege of Belgrade ends with Prince Eugene of Savoy’s Austrian troops capturing the city from the Ottoman Empire.
- 1740Pope Benedict XIV, previously known as Prospero Lambertini succeeds Clement XII as the 247th Pope.
- 1863American Civil War: In Charleston, South Carolina, Union batteries and ships bombard Confederate-held Fort Sumter.
- 1866The Grand Duchy of Baden announces her withdrawal from the German Confederation and signs a treaty of peace and alliance with Prussia.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 2002The Act of Entrusting the World to the Divine Mercy and consecration of the sanctuary in Kraków-Łagiewniki by John Paul II.
- 2005Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh
View the complete list of August 17 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17, and 2008 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: Shruti Haasan, Pandora Boxx, Iyaz, Abbey Clancy, Sosuke Ikematsu, Rachel Kempson, Dhani Lennevald, Eric Scott, Bill Wyman, Tony Jackson.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌ (The Lion) – a fixed sign with Fire as Western element. The ruling planet is Sun – the center of our universe. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 17, 2008.
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.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 17th August 2008 is Poppy for preparedness.
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 6,709,049,780. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Disturbia by Rihanna as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 23, 2008). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, cathedrals.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Ruthless character, carefully weighing your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 137,464,471 babies were born throughout the world in the year 2008. The estimated number of babies born on 17th August 2008 is 375,586. That’s equivalent to 261 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Emma. This name was given to 18,809 baby girls. For the boys it’s Jacob. This name was recorded 22,591 times in the year 2008. Any chance you are Emma or Jacob? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 17” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 17, 2008. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 230th day of 2008
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 33rd Sunday of 2008
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Saturday
- Day of week next year: Monday
- Day of week in 2021: Tuesday
- Days until next birthday: 119 days
- Age on next birthday: 11 years old
- Days since birth: 3,898 days
- Days spent sleeping: 1,299 days
- Years spent sleeping: 3.56 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 132
- Next full moon: May 18 at 21:13:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 25, 2040
- Age in dog years: 71 dog years old using a Sloughi breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- Western zodiac sign: Leo ♌ (The Lion)
- Western zodiac element: Fire
- Western zodiac sign quality: Fixed
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Sun – the center of our universe
- Western zodiac gemstone: Onyx
- Eastern zodiac animal: Rat
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- 2008 world population: 6,709,049,780
- Number one song: Disturbia by Rihanna (August 23, 2008)
- Babies born in 2008: 137,464,471
- Babies born in 2008 every day: 375,586
- Babies born in 2008 every minute: 261
- Popular girl’s name: Emma – 18,809 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Jacob – 22,591 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 21, 1972 – Liam Gallagher, English singer-songwriter (Oasis, Beady Eye, and The Rain); January 24, 1994 – Yoo Young-jae, South Korean singer and dancer (B.A.P); May 27, 1975 – André 3000, American rapper, producer, and actor (OutKast).
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