Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 24th 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 24, 2008 was a Sunday and it was the 237th day of the year 2008. It was the 34th 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 was Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday 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 323 days left before your next birthday. You will be 15 years old when that day comes. There have been 5,155 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 1,718 days or 4.70 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 174 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 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) will happen sometime on May 2, 2040.
If a dog named Melquiades - a Pocket Beagle breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 76 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 Melquiades will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Melquiades 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.
- 1916Léo Ferré
- 1924Alyn Ainsworth
- 1924Jimmy Gardner
- 1948Jean Michel Jarre
- 1952Linton Kwesi Johnson
- 1961Jared Harris
- 1963Hideo Kojima
- 1976Alex O'Loughlin
- 1978Beth Riesgraf
- 1979Elva Hsiao
View the complete list of August 24 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 24.
- 1895Richard Cushing, American cardinal (d. 1970)
- 1920Alex Colville, Canadian painter and academic (d. 2013)
- 1923Arthur Jensen, American psychologist and academic (d. 2012)
- 1951Oscar Hijuelos, American author and academic (d. 2013)
- 1954Philippe Cataldo, Algerian-French singer-songwriter
- 1965Brian Rajadurai, Sri Lankan-Canadian cricketer
- 1965Marlee Matlin, American actress and producer
- 1970Dan Henderson, American wrestler and mixed martial artist
- 1973Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor and singer
- 1977Robert Enke, German footballer (d. 2009)
View the complete list of August 24 famous birthdays.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1215Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid.
- 1561Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxony.
- 1858In Richmond, Virginia, 90 blacks are arrested for learning. - needs to be explained/expanded-->
- 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.
- 1949The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization goes into effect.
- 1954Getúlio Dornelles Vargas, president of Brazil, commits suicide and is succeeded by João Café Filho.
- 1963Buddhist crisis: As a result of the Xá Lợi Pagoda raids, the US State Department cables the United States Embassy, Saigon to encourage Army of the Republic of Vietnam generals to launch a coup against President Ngô Đình Diệm if he did not remove his brother Ngô Đình Nhu.
- 1995Microsoft Windows 95 was released to the public in North America.
- 2001Air Transat Flight 236 runs out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean (en route to Lisbon from Toronto) and makes an emergency landing in the Azores.
- 2004Eighty-nine passengers die after two airliners explode after flying out of Domodedovo International Airport, near Moscow. The explosions are caused by suicide bombers (reportedly female) from the Russian Republic of Chechnya.
View the complete list of August 24 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 24, and 2008 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Alex Kingston, Federica Falzon, Nick Bakay, Adam Yauch, Ruth Hale, Kelly Chen, Aurélie Claudel, Jameela Jamil, Joe Don Baker, France Nuyen.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 24 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), Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 24, 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 Virgo is carnelian. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Sunday’ is topaz.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 24th 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 30, 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 Southern New Zealand approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, cathedrals.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson – to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!
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 24th 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 24” 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 24, 2008. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 237th day of 2008
- Day of week: Sunday
- Day of week birthstone: Topaz
- Week index: 34th Sunday of 2008
- Next same calendar year: 2036
- Day of week this year: Wednesday
- Day of week next year: Thursday
- Day of week in 2024: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 323 days
- Age on next birthday: 15 years old
- Days since birth: 5,155 days
- Days spent sleeping: 1,718 days
- Years spent sleeping: 4.70 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 174
- Next full moon: October 9 at 20:56:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 2, 2040
- Age in dog years: 76 dog years old using a Pocket Beagle breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- 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: 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 30, 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
- Roman numerals: XXIV.VIII.MMVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 27, 1983 – Ari Graynor, American actress and producer; November 5, 1913 – Vivien Leigh, Indian-born English actress (d. 1967); December 18, 1966 – Makiko Esumi, Japanese actress.
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