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August 26, 1940 was a Monday and it was the 239th day of the year 1940. The next time you can reuse your old 1940 calendar will be in 2024. 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 Saturday. 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 31 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,093 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 951 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 August 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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.
- 1937Kenji Utsumi
- 1939Todor Kolev
- 1941Akiko Wakabayashi
- 1956Brett Cullen
- 1957Dr. Alban
- 1960Nancy Martinez
- 1969Christopher Douglas
- 1974Meredith Eaton
- 1980Chris Pine
- 1986Cassie Ventura
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 26.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 26.
- 1736Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle, French mineralogist and geologist (d. 1790)
- 1740Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, French inventor, invented the hot air balloon (d. 1810)
- 1743Antoine Lavoisier, French chemist and biologist (d. 1794)
- 1928Yvette Vickers, American model, actress, and singer (d. 2010)
- 1939Pinchas Goldstein, Israeli businessman and politician (d. 2007)
- 1945Jo Freeman, American lawyer and scholar
- 1947Emiliano Díez, Cuban-American actor and singer
- 1974Kelvin Cato, American basketball player and coach
- 1982Angelo Iorio, Italian footballer
- 1991Dylan O'Brien, American actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 26.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1278Ladislaus IV of Hungary and Rudolf I of Germany defeat Ottokar II of Bohemia in the Battle on the Marchfeld near Dürnkrut in (then) Moravia.
- 1346Hundred Years’ War: The military supremacy of the English longbow over the French combination of crossbow and armoured knights is established at the Battle of Crécy.
- 1466A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered.
- 1791John Fitch is granted a United States patent for the steamboat.
- 1813War of the Sixth Coalition: An impromptu battle takes place when French and Prussian-Russian forces accidentally run into each other near Liegnitz, Prussia (now Legnica, Poland).
- 1914World War I: The German colony of Togoland surrenders to French and British forces after a 20 day campaign.
- 1920The 19th amendment to United States Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.
- 1977The Charter of the French Language is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec
- 1978Papal conclave: Albino Luciani is elected as Pope John Paul I.
- 2011The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Boeing’s all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA
View the complete list of historical events for August 26.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 26 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Max Minghella, John Belushi, Ian Paice, Lisa, Tina Weymouth, Shankar Nag, Chris Parnell, Wolfgang Ambros, Dorothy Gibson, Angham.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 26 is Virgo ♍. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on August 26, 1940.
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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 ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: April 13, 1945 – Tony Dow, American actor, director, and producer; September 26, 1941 – Martine Beswick, Jamaican-English model and actress; January 10, 1981 – Brian Joo, American-South Korean singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (Fly to the Sky).
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