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August 24, 1948 was a Tuesday and it was the 237th day of the year 1948. The next time you can reuse your old 1948 calendar will be in 2032. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 332 days left before your next birthday. You will be 70 years old when that day comes. There have been 25,235 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 854 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.
- 1924Alyn Ainsworth
- 1945Ken Hensley
- 1949Pia Degermark
- 1956Kevin Dunn
- 1957Jeffrey Daniel
- 1957Stephen Fry
- 1964Dana Gould
- 1973Grey DeLisle
- 1978Darren Robinson
- 1980Sonja Bennett
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 24.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 24.
- 1750Letizia Ramolino, French wife of Carlo Buonaparte (d. 1836)
- 1895Richard Cushing, American cardinal (d. 1970)
- 1899Gaylord DuBois, American author and poet (d. 1993)
- 1903Karl Hanke, Polish-German businessman and politician (d. 1945)
- 1936Arthur B. C. Walker, Jr., American physicist and academic (d. 2001)
- 1943Dafydd Iwan, Welsh singer and politician
- 1943Pini Zahavi, Israeli journalist and agent
- 1952Bob Corker, American businessman and politician
- 1973Dave Chappelle, American comedian, actor, producer and screenwriter
- 1979Kaki King, American guitarist and composer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 24.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 455The Vandals, led by king Genseric, begin to plunder Rome. Pope Leo I requests Genseric not destroy the ancient city or murder its citizens. He agrees and the gates of Rome are opened. However, the Vandals loot a great amount of treasure.
- 1456The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.
- 1561Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxony.
- 1814British troops invade Washington, D.C. and during the Burning of Washington the White House, the Capitol and many other buildings are set ablaze.
- 1909Workers start pouring concrete for the Panama Canal.
- 1929Second day of two-day Hebron massacre during the 1929 Palestine riots: Arab attacks on the Jewish community in Hebron in the British Mandate of Palestine, result in the death of 65–68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city.
- 1931Resignation of the United Kingdom’s Second Labour Government. Formation of the UK National Government.
- 1937Spanish Civil War: the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.
- 1991Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.
- 1998First radio-frequency identification (RFID) human implantation tested in the United Kingdom.
View the complete list of historical events for August 24.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 24 and 1948 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: William Russ, William Bell, Bruce Davison, Andrew Calhoun, Alfre Woodard, Herman Li, Georg Ots, Marc Messier, Greg Wise, Dave Keuning.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 24 is Virgo ♍. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 24, 1948.
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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 ‘Tuesday’ is ruby.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: February 18, 1957 – George Pelecanos, American author, screenwriter, and producer; February 13, 1911 – Jean Muir, American actress and singer (d. 1996); August 18, 1943 – Carl Wayne, English singer and actor (The Move, The Hollies, and The Vikings) (d. 2004).
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