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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 64 days left before your next birthday. You will be 70 years old when that day comes. There have been 25,504 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 864 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1940Nik Turner
- 1941Akiko Wakabayashi
- 1941Chris Curtis
- 1957Dr. Alban
- 1961Daniel Lévi
- 1965Carolina Arregui
- 1965Chris Burke
- 1965Jon Hensley
- 1977Trần Thu Hà
- 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.
- 1921Shimshon Amitsur, Israeli mathematician and scholar (d. 1994)
- 1923Wolfgang Sawallisch, German pianist and conductor (d. 2013)
- 1954Steve Wright, English radio host
- 1960Wanda De Jesus, American actress
- 1963David Byas, English cricketer and umpire
- 1968Byron Lawson, Canadian actor
- 1969Christopher Douglas American actor
- 1969Elaine Irwin, American model
- 1988Wayne Simmonds, Canadians ice hockey player
- 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.
- 1303Alauddin Khilji captures Chittorgarh.
- 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.
- 1498Michelangelo is commissioned to carve the Pietà.
- 1748The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia.
- 1768Captain James Cook sets sail from England on board HMS Endeavour.
- 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.
- 1978Sigmund Jähn becomes first German cosmonaut, on board Soyuz 31.
- 1999Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.
- 2011The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Boeing’s all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA
- 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 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: Magic, Claudio Lolli, Bob Clark, Layla El, Steve Oedekerk, Carolina Arregui, Samuel Z. Arkoff, Gui Gui, Bianca Bree, Jonathan Edwards.
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.
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: December 29, 1936 – Mary Tyler Moore, American actress and singer; April 26, 1940 – Giorgio Moroder, Italian singer-songwriter and producer; March 18, 1950 – Brad Dourif, American actor.
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