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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 was 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 334 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,155 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 953 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.
- 1695Marie-Anne-Catherine Quinault
- 1940Nik Turner
- 1947Emiliano Díez
- 1950Benjamin Hendrickson
- 1978Raja Kaasheff
- 1982Tuğçe Kazaz
- 1988Danielle Savre
- 1988Niña Jose
- 1989Héloïse Guérin
- 1992Hayley Hasselhoff
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)
- 1925Pyotr Todorovsky, Ukrainian-Russian director, screenwriter, and cinematographer (d. 2013)
- 1926Robert Vickrey, American painter and author (d. 2011)
- 1940Don LaFontaine, American voice actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)
- 1941Chris Curtis, English singer and drummer (The Searchers) (d. 2005)
- 1949Leon Redbone, Canadian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1960Wanda De Jesus, American actress
- 1986Colin Kazim-Richards, English-Turkish footballer
- 1992Hayley Hasselhoff, American actress
- 1996Bishop Nehru, American rapper and producer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 26.
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.
- 1778The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.
- 1789The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen is approved by the National Constituent Assembly of France.
- 1814Chilean War of Independence: Infighting between the rebel forces of José Miguel Carrera and Bernardo O'Higgins erupts in the Battle of Las Tres Acequias.
- 1942The Holocaust in Chortkiav, western Ukraine: At 2.30 am the German Schutzpolizei starts driving Jews out of their houses, divides them into groups of 120, packs them in freight cars and deports 2000 to Bełżec extermination camp. Five hundred of the sick and children are murdered on the spot.
- 1980John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey’s Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.
- 1997Beni Ali massacre in Algeria where 60 to 100 people were killed.
- 2002Earth Summit 2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- 2013Nationwide protests are held across the Philippines over the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam.
- 2015Two U.S. journalists are shot and killed by a disgruntled former coworker while conducting a live report in Moneta, Virginia.
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: Paul Gilbert, La La Anthony, Kyra Sedgwick, Tim Minchin, James Algar, Robin Renucci, Briana Evigan, Joan Lorring, Jelena Abbou, Melissa De Sousa.
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 12, 1947 – David Letterman, American comedian, actor, and talk show host; May 3, 1933 – Alex Cord, American actor; September 12, 1974 – Jennifer Nettles, American singer-songwriter (Sugarland).
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