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August 23, 1956 was a Thursday and it was the 236th day of the year 1956. The next time you can reuse your old 1956 calendar will be in 2040. 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 334 days left before your next birthday. You will be 62 years old when that day comes. There have been 22,311 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 755 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.
- 1912Gene Kelly
- 1932Mark Russell
- 1946Keith Moon
- 1950Alan Tam
- 1951Jimi Jamison
- 1956Robert L. Manahan
- 1959Edwyn Collins
- 1967Kazumi Totaka
- 1978Andrew Rannells
- 1983Ruta Gedmintas
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 23.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 23.
- 1905Ernie Bushmiller, American cartoonist (d. 1982)
- 1926Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist and academic (d. 2006)
- 1933Robert Curl, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1942Letta Mbulu, South African-American singer and actress
- 1943Peter Lilley, English politician, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
- 1961Alexandre Desplat, French composer and conductor
- 1968Laura Claycomb, American soprano
- 1979Jessica Bibby, Australian basketball player
- 1988Olga Govortsova, Belarusian tennis player
- 1991Isabella Tobias, American-Lithuanian ice dancer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 23.
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.
- 79Mount Vesuvius begins stirring, on the feast day of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire.
- 1382Siege of Moscow: The Golden Horde led by khan Tokhtamysh lays siege to the capital of the Grand Duchy of Moscow.
- 1614The University of Groningen is established in the Dutch Republic.
- 1799Napoleon I of France leaves Egypt for France en route to seizing power.
- 1831Nat Turner’s slave rebellion is suppressed.
- 1858The Round Oak rail accident occurs in Brierley Hill in the Black Country, England. It is 'Arguably the worst disaster ever to occur on British railways'.
- 1896Officially recognised date of the Cry of Pugad Lawin, the start of the Philippine Revolution is made in Pugad Lawin (Quezon City), in the province of Manila (actual date and location is disputed).
- 1921British airship R-38 experiences structural failure over Hull in England and crashes in the Humber estuary. Of her 49 British and American training crew, only four survive.
- 1973A bank robbery gone wrong in Stockholm, Sweden, turns into a hostage crisis; over the next five days the hostages begin to sympathise with their captors, leading to the term “Stockholm syndrome”.
View the complete list of historical events for August 23.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 23 and 1956 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: Mauricio Henao, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Julius La Rosa, Diane Guerrero, Gary Lockwood, Aaron Tveit, L'Wren Scott, Alan Parker, Enchong Dee, Yahoo Serious.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 23 is Virgo ♍. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on August 23, 1956.
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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 Virgo is carnelian. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 11, 1981 – Fiona Sit, Hong Kong singer and actress; July 8, 1918 – Craig Stevens, American actor and singer (d. 2000); March 25, 1975 – Melanie Blatt, English singer-songwriter and actress (All Saints).
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