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August 26, 1981 was a Wednesday and it was the 238th day of the year 1981. It was the 34th Wednesday of that year. The next time you can reuse your old 1981 calendar will be in 2026. 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 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 343 days left before your next birthday. You will be 41 years old when that day comes. There have been 14,632 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 4,877 days or 13.35 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 495 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 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 4, 2013.
If a dog named Taquito - a Boston Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 180 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 Taquito will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Taquito will age 4 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.
- 1941Chris Curtis
- 1950Ahmet Özhan
- 1957Dr. Alban
- 1966Shirley Manson
- 1968Byron Lawson
- 1969Elaine Irwin
- 1985Brian Kelley
- 1988Danielle Savre
- 1989Héloïse Guérin
- 1996Bishop Nehru
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.
- 1891Acharya Chatursen Shastri, Indian author and playwright (d. 1960)
- 1939Pinchas Goldstein, Israeli businessman and politician (d. 2007)
- 1950Ahmet Özhan, Turkish singer, conductor, and actor
- 1957Rick Hansen, Canadian wheelchair and philanthropist
- 1963Stephen J. Dubner, American journalist and author
- 1971Thalía, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and actress (Timbiriche)
- 1976Zemfira, Russian singer-songwriter
- 1981Petey Williams, Canadian wrestler
- 1983Mattia Cassani, Italian footballer
- 1989Lil' Chris, English singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2015)
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.
- 1444Battle of St. Jakob an der Birs: A vastly outnumbered force of Swiss Confederates is defeated by the Dauphin Louis (future Louis XI of France) and his army of ‘Armagnacs’near Basel.
- 1466A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, is discovered.
- 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.
- 1810The former viceroy Santiago de Liniers of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata is executed after the defeat of his counter-revolution.
- 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.
- 1970The then-new feminist movement, led by Betty Friedan, leads a nationwide Women’s Strike for Equality.
- 1999Russia begins the Second Chechen War in response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade.
- 2002Earth Summit 2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.
View the complete list of August 26 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 26, and 1981 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Bengt Dalqvist, Assi Dayan, Kristína, Aileen Pringle, Elia Kazan, Travis Van Winkle, Lesley Ann Warren, Anna Nicole Smith, Lisa Mitchell, Daniel Roebuck.
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), Rooster is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on August 26, 1981.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 26th August 1981 is Poppy for preparedness.
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In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
Fun stat: The world population in the year of your birth is 4,534,410,125. (U.S. Census Bureau)
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (August 29, 1981). 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 Mexico approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, actor.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson – to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!
Can you remember who you were?
Base on the data published by the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 127,030,934 babies were born throughout the world in the year 1981. The estimated number of babies born on 26th August 1981 is 348,030. That’s equivalent to 242 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 57,049 baby girls. For the boys it’s Michael. This name was recorded 68,765 times in the year 1981. 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, 1981. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 238th day of 1981
- Day of week: Wednesday
- Day of week birthstone: Amethyst
- Week index: 34th Wednesday of 1981
- Next same calendar year: 2026
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Friday
- Day of week in 2023: Saturday
- Days until next birthday: 343 days
- Age on next birthday: 41 years old
- Days since birth: 14,632 days
- Days spent sleeping: 4,877 days
- Years spent sleeping: 13.35 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 495
- Next full moon: September 20 at 23:56:00 GMT – Monday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 4, 2013
- Age in dog years: 180 dog years old using a Boston Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- 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: Rooster
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- 1981 world population: 4,534,410,125
- Number one song: Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie (August 29, 1981)
- Babies born in 1981: 127,030,934
- Babies born in 1981 every day: 348,030
- Babies born in 1981 every minute: 242
- Popular girl’s name: Jennifer – 57,049 babies
- Popular boy’s name: Michael – 68,765 babies
- Roman numerals: XXVI.VIII.MCMLXXXI
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: August 18, 1957 – Carole Bouquet, French model and actress; November 7, 1970 – Morgan Spurlock, American director, producer, and screenwriter; March 18, 1982 – Rei Yoshii, Japanese actress.
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