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August 26, 1947 was a Tuesday and it was the 238th day of the year 1947. The next time you can reuse your old 1947 calendar will be in 2025. 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 7 days left before your next birthday. You will be 70 years old when that day comes. There have been 25,561 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 866 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 September 6 at 07:04:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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
- 1937Kenji Utsumi
- 1950Ahmet Özhan
- 1952Michael Jeter
- 1966Shirley Manson
- 1977Trần Thu Hà
- 1980Macaulay Culkin
- 1986Cassie Ventura
- 1991Tommy Bastow
- 1992Hayley Hasselhoff
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.
- 1908Gilly Flower, English actress (d. 2001)
- 1914Julio Cortázar, Belgian-Argentinian author and translator (d. 1984)
- 1921Benjamin C. Bradlee, American journalist and author (d. 2014)
- 1927B. V. Doshi, Indian architect and academic, designed the Amdavad ni Gufa
- 1935Karen Spärck Jones, English computer scientist and academic (d. 2007)
- 1942Vic Dana, American singer and dancer
- 1954Efren Reyes, Filipino pool player
- 1960Nancy Martinez, Canadian singer
- 1977Morris Peterson, American basketball player and coach
- 1982Angelo Iorio, Italian footballer
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.
- 1768Captain James Cook sets sail from England on board HMS Endeavour.
- 1791John Fitch is granted a United States patent for the steamboat.
- 1810The former viceroy Santiago de Liniers of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata is executed after the defeat of his counter-revolution.
- 1883The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa begins its final, paroxysmal, stage.
- 1914In Brazil, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras is founded.
- 1920The 19th amendment to United States Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.
- 1970The then-new feminist movement, led by Betty Friedan, leads a nationwide Women’s Strike for Equality.
- 1978Papal conclave: Albino Luciani is elected as Pope John Paul I.
- 1980John Birges plants a bomb at Harvey’s Resort Hotel in Stateline, Nevada, US.
- 2002Earth Summit 2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.
View the complete list of historical events for August 26.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 26 and 1947 reveal that your Life Path number is 1. It represents initiative, potential and singularity. You are a born leader. You insist on your right to make up your own mind; you demand freedom of thought and action.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Dalma Kovács, Jerry Maren, Keiko Fuji, Carmella DeCesare, David Clayton-Thomas, Khaled El Sheikh, Al Masini, Charles Shyer, Adam Jezierski, Sikandar Sanam.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 26 is Virgo ♍. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on August 26, 1947.
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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: September 23, 1959 – Elizabeth Peña, American actress and director (d. 2014); July 22, 1974 – Franka Potente, German actress and singer; February 12, 1980 – Sarah Lancaster, American actress.
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