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August 23, 1947 was a Saturday and it was the 235th day of the year 1947. It was the 34th Saturday of that year. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Sunday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 3 days left before your next birthday. You will be 72 years old when that day comes. There have been 26,295 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 8,765 days or 24.00 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 891 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 September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 1, 1979.
If a dog named Takara - a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 304 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 Takara will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Takara will age 4 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.
- 1900Malvina Reynolds
- 1922Jean Darling
- 1942Letta Mbulu
- 1943Pino Presti
- 1947Rex Allen, Jr.
- 1961Hitomi Takahashi
- 1974Ray Park
- 1979Ritchie Neville
- 1986Kim Feenstra
- 1988Kim Matula
View the complete list of August 23 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 23.
- 1890Harry Frank Guggenheim, American businessman and publisher, co-founded Newsday (d. 1971)
- 1891Roy Agnew, Australian pianist and composer (d. 1944)
- 1949Geoff Capes, English shot putter and strongman
- 1951Akhmad Kadyrov, Chechen cleric and politician, 1st President of the Chechen Republic (d. 2004)
- 1962Martin Cauchon, Canadian lawyer and politician, 46th Canadian Minister of Justice
- 1965Roger Avary, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter
- 1966Charley Boorman, English actor and producer
- 1974Mark Bellhorn, American baseball player
- 1991Isabella Tobias, American-Lithuanian ice dancer
- 2001Zaijian Jaranilla, Filipino actor
View the complete list of August 23 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 30 BCAfter the successful invasion of Egypt, Octavian executes Marcus Antonius Antyllus, eldest son of Mark Antony, and Caesarion, the last king of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt and only child of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra.
- 20 BCLudi Volcanalici are held within the temple precinct of Vulcan, and used by Augustus to mark the treaty with Parthia and the return of the legionary standards that had been lost at the Battle of Carrhae in 53 BC.
- 1268Battle of Tagliacozzo: The army of Charles of Anjou defeats the Ghibellines supporters of Conradin of Hohenstaufen marking the fall of the Hohenstaufen family from the Imperial and Sicilian thrones, and leading to the new chapter of Angevin domination in Southern Italy.
- 1592Japanese invasions of Korea: The Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka.
- 1703Edirne event: Sultan Mustafa II of the Ottoman Empire is dethroned.
- 1831Nat Turner’s slave rebellion is suppressed.
- 1977The Gossamer Condor wins the Kremer prize for human powered flight.
- 1987The American male basketball team lost the gold medal to Brazilian team at the Pan American Games in Indianapolis. The final score was 120–115 and triggered changes in this sport basis in USA, resulting in the “Dream Team”.
- 1990Saddam Hussein appears on Iraqi state television with a number of Western “guests” (actually hostages) to try to prevent the Gulf War.
- 2013A riot at the Palmasola prison complex in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, kills 31 people.
View the complete list of August 23 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 23, and 1947 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: María Barranco, Bernie Kopell, Memphis Minnie, Anika Noni Rose, Lauren Lee Smith, Michelle Clunie, Liam Hess, Erin Brown, George C. Stoney, Noriko Sakai.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 23 is Virgo ♍ (The Maiden) – a mutable sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Mercury – the planet of communication. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the Eastern element of a person born on August 23, 1947.
Did you know? Born on a cusp — or the borderline between two signs — describes a person whose birthday is August 23. Cuspers can be a blend of both signs. Sometimes a Virgo, sometimes a Leo, and sometimes both! If you know your approximate time and place of birth, then no worries. You can find your “official” zodiac sign by generating a free natal chart .
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 Virgo is carnelian. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 23rd August 1947 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on April 12, 1945. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +173. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on May 8, 1941. Your incompatibility score is -211. 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 Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer, holder of the fine animals, birds, insects.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You are a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.
Can you remember who you were?
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Linda. This name was given to 99,686 baby girls. For the boys it’s James. This name was recorded 94,756 times in the year 1947. Any chance you are Linda or James? (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 23” 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.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 23, 1947. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 235th day of 1947
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 34th Saturday of 1947
- Next same calendar year: 2025
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Sunday
- Day of week in 2021: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 3 days
- Age on next birthday: 72 years old
- Days since birth: 26,295 days
- Days spent sleeping: 8,765 days
- Years spent sleeping: 24.00 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 891
- Next full moon: September 14 at 04:34:00 GMT – Saturday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 1, 1979
- Age in dog years: 304 dog years old using a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- Western zodiac sign: Virgo ♍ (The Maiden)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mercury – the planet of communication
- Western zodiac gemstone: Carnelian
- Eastern zodiac animal: Pig
- Eastern zodiac element: Fire
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: April 12, 1945 (+173)
- Worst compatible birthday: May 8, 1941 (-211)
- Popular girl’s name: Linda – 99,686 babies
- Popular boy’s name: James – 94,756 babies
- Roman numerals: XXIII.VIII.MCMXLVII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 29, 1956 – Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian singer-songwriter (Zoo); July 3, 1981 – Justin Torkildsen, American actor; December 26, 1973 – Reichen Lehmkuhl, American model and actor.
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