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August 26, 1978 was a Saturday and it was the 238th day of the year 1978. It was the 34th Saturday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1978 calendar will be in 2023. 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 Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 23 days left before your next birthday. You will be 43 years old when that day comes. There have been 15,683 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 5,228 days or 14.31 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 531 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 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 4, 2010.
If a dog named Aglaia - a Xoloitzcuintli breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 209 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Aglaia will be 42 dog years old. From that point forward a medium-sized dog like Aglaia will age 4.5 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1908Aubrey Schenck
- 1908Gilly Flower
- 1939Todor Kolev
- 1941Chris Curtis
- 1965Carolina Arregui
- 1970Melissa McCarthy
- 1982Akiko Kikuchi
- 1985Brian Kelley
- 1986Big K.R.I.T.
- 1988Evan Ross
View the complete list of August 26 celebrity birthdays.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 26.
- 1896Besse Cooper, American super-centenarian (d. 2012)
- 1910Mother Teresa, Macedonian-Indian nun and missionary, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)
- 1928Naïm Kattan, Iraqi-Canadian author and critic
- 1944Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
- 1945Tom Ridge, American sergeant and politician, 1st Secretary of Homeland Security
- 1955Ian Dejardin, English historian and curator
- 1961Jeff Parrett, American baseball player
- 1977Morris Peterson, American basketball player and coach
- 1989James Harden, American basketball player
- 1995Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, American son of Anwar al-Awlaki (d. 2011)
View the complete list of August 26 famous birthdays.
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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.
- 1748The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia.
- 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).
- 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.
- 1883The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa begins its final, paroxysmal, stage.
- 1914World War I: The German colony of Togoland surrenders to French and British forces after a 20 day campaign.
- 1940Chad becomes the first French colony to join the Allies under the administration of Félix Éboué, France’s first black colonial governor.
- 1977The Charter of the French Language is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec
- 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.
View the complete list of August 26 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 26, and 1978 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Brian Ash, Ximena Herrera, Lene Nystrøm, Rich Boy, Donald "Duck" Dunn, J. K. Rowling, Gloria Pall, Hal Sparks, Jacob Smith, Samantha Womack.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 26 is Virgo ♍ (The Maiden) – a mutable sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Mercury – the planet of communication. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on August 26, 1978.
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 ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 26th August 1978 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on July 19, 1985. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +148. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 11, 1994. Your score is -178. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,304,105,753. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Grease by Frankie Valli as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 26, 1978). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, geologist.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Inquisitive, inventive, liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Your lesson – to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 122,638,528 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1978. The estimated number of babies born on 26th August 1978 is 335,996. That’s equivalent to 233 babies every minute. Try to imagine if all of them are crying at the same time.
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Jennifer. This name was given to 56,323 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 67,158 times in the year 1978. Any chance you are Jennifer or Michael? (Source: ssa.gov)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man August 26” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 26, 1978. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 238th day of 1978
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 34th Saturday of 1978
- Next same calendar year: 2023
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2023: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 23 days
- Age on next birthday: 43 years old
- Days since birth: 15,683 days
- Days spent sleeping: 5,228 days
- Years spent sleeping: 14.31 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 531
- Next full moon: August 22 at 12:03:00 GMT – Sunday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 4, 2010
- Age in dog years: 209 dog years old using a Xoloitzcuintli breed
- Life path number and meaning: 5 – It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
- Western zodiac sign: Virgo ♍ (The Maiden)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mercury – the planet of communication
- Western zodiac gemstone: Carnelian
- Eastern zodiac animal: Horse
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: July 19, 1985 (+148)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 11, 1994 (-178)
- 1978 world population: 4,304,105,753
- Number one song: Grease by Frankie Valli (August 26, 1978)
- Babies born in 1978: 122,638,528
- Babies born in 1978 every day: 335,996
- Babies born in 1978 every minute: 233
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 56,323 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 67,158 babies
- Roman numerals: XXVI.VIII.MCMLXXVIII
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 13, 1977 – Fiona Apple, American singer-songwriter, producer, and pianist; August 17, 1926 – George Melly, English singer and critic (d. 2007); May 23, 1959 – Bob Mortimer, English comedian and actor.
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