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August 21, 1942 was a Friday and it was the 233rd day of the year 1942. It was the 34th Friday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1942 calendar will be in 2026. 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 Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday 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 304 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,820 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 9,273 days or 25.39 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 942 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 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on April 29, 1974.
If a dog named Marcie - a Borzoi breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 397 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 Marcie will be 45 dog years old. From that point forward a large-sized dog like Marcie 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.
- 1939Harold Reid
- 1965Caryn Mower
- 1973Nikolai Valuev
- 1978Annie Wu
- 1978Bhumika Chawla
- 1988Louise Setara
- 1989Elarica Gallacher
- 1990Bo Burnham
- 1992Song Seung-hyun
View the complete list of August 21 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 21.
- 1643Afonso VI of Portugal (d. 1683)
- 1908M. M. Kaye, Indian-English author and illustrator (d. 2004)
- 1943Hugh Wilson, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1943Lucius Shepard, American author and critic (d. 2014)
- 1952Joe Strummer, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The Clash, The Mescaleros, and The Pogues) (d. 2002)
- 1953Ivan Stang, American author, publisher, and director
- 1967Serj Tankian, Lebanese-American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (System of a Down and Axis of Justice)
- 1976Robert Miles, Australian rugby player
- 1978Lee Gronkiewicz, American baseball player and coach
- 1978Peter Buxton, English rugby player and manager
View the complete list of August 21 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1140Song dynasty general Yue Fei defeats an army led by Jin dynasty general Wanyan Wuzhu at the Battle of Yancheng during the Jin–Song Wars.
- 1831Nat Turner leads black slaves and free blacks in a rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia.
- 1897Oldsmobile, a brand of American automobiles, is founded.
- 1911The Mona Lisa is stolen by a Louvre employee.
- 1944World War II: Canadian and Polish units capture the strategically important town of Falaise, Calvados, France.
- 1982Lebanese Civil War: The first troops of a multinational force lands in Beirut to oversee the Palestine Liberation Organization’s withdrawal from Lebanon.
- 1983Philippine opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr. is assassinated at the Manila International Airport (now renamed Ninoy Aquino International Airport in his honor).
- 1993NASA loses contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft.
- 2001NATO decides to send a peace-keeping force to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
- 2013Hundreds of people are reported killed by chemical attacks in the Ghouta region of Syria.
View the complete list of August 21 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 21, and 1942 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: Moon Geun-young, Lloyd Banks, Anita Tsoy, Michiru Ōshima, Van Heflin, Mark Frost, Caroline Dhavernas, June Foray, Mark Steel, Kayoko Shiraishi.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 21 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), Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the Eastern element of a person born on August 21, 1942.
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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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 21st August 1942 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on November 4, 1970. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +119. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on December 4, 1932. Your incompatibility score is -163. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, actor.
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?
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Mary. This name was given to 63,249 baby girls. For the boys it’s James. This name was recorded 77,173 times in the year 1942. Any chance you are Mary or James? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 21, 1942. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 233rd day of 1942
- Day of week: Friday
- Day of week birthstone: Emerald
- Week index: 34th Friday of 1942
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Tuesday
- Day of week next year: Wednesday
- Day of week in 2020: Friday
- Days until next birthday: 304 days
- Age on next birthday: 77 years old
- Days since birth: 27,820 days
- Days spent sleeping: 9,273 days
- Years spent sleeping: 25.39 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 942
- Next full moon: October 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on April 29, 1974
- Age in dog years: 397 dog years old using a Borzoi breed
- Life path number and meaning: 9 – It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
- 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: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Water
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: November 4, 1970 (+119)
- Worst compatible birthday: December 4, 1932 (-163)
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 63,249 babies
- Popular boy’s name: James – 77,173 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 14, 1941 – Karan Armstrong, American soprano and actress; January 27, 1947 – Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1999); March 17, 1992 – Eliza Bennett, English actress and singer.
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