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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 89 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,035 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 949 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1901Jimmy Rushing
- 1928Yvette Vickers
- 1942Vic Dana
- 1957Dr. Alban
- 1960Nancy Martinez
- 1969Elaine Irwin
- 1977Trần Thu Hà
- 1978Raja Kaasheff
- 1988Evan Ross
- 1989Héloïse Guérin
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 26.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 26.
- 1898Peggy Guggenheim, American-Italian art collector and philanthropist (d. 1979)
- 1906Albert Sabin, Polish-American physician and virologist, developed the polio vaccine (d. 1993)
- 1908Gilly Flower, English actress (d. 2001)
- 1925Alain Peyrefitte, French scholar and politician, Minister of Justice for France (d. 1999)
- 1932Luis Salvadores Salvi, Chilean basketball player (d. 2014)
- 1957Dr. Alban, Nigerian-Swedish singer-songwriter and producer
- 1961Daniel Lévi, Algerian-French singer-songwriter and pianist
- 1966Shirley Manson, Scottish singer-songwriter, and actress (Garbage, Angelfish, and Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie)
- 1977Morris Peterson, American basketball player and coach
- 1981Tino Best, Barbadian cricketer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 26.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 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.
- 1768Captain James Cook sets sail from England on board HMS Endeavour.
- 1789The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen is approved by the National Constituent Assembly of France.
- 1821The University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is officially opened.
- 1920The 19th amendment to United States Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.
- 1940Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France’s first black colonial governor.
- 1944World War II: Charles de Gaulle enters Paris.
- 1997Beni Ali massacre in Algeria where 60 to 100 people were killed.
- 2013Nationwide protests are held across the Philippines over the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam.
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: Eirik Glambek Bøe, Pierce Gagnon, Mason Adams, Nancy Littlefield, Pedro Macedo Camacho, Ken Berry, Björn Ulvaeus, Steve Strange, Skyler Day, Kool Keith.
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.
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: October 25, 1979 – Ivana Sert, Serbian-Turkish model and fashion designer; November 5, 1959 – Bryan Adams, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor; February 17, 1991 – Bonnie Wright, English actress, director, and screenwriter.
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