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May 8, 1918 was a Wednesday and it was the 128th day of the year 1918. The next time you can reuse your old 1918 calendar will be in 2019. 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 Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 226 days left before your next birthday. You will be 100 years old when that day comes. There have been 36,299 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 1,229 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.
- 1943Paul Samwell-Smith
- 1950Robert Mugge
- 1961David Winning
- 1973Marcus Brigstocke
- 1976Martha Wainwright
- 1977Chiaki Takahashi
- 1978Jang Woo-hyuk
- 1981Mich Dulce
- 1981Stephen Amell
- 1984Nadine Chandrawinata
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 8.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 8.
- 1828Henry Dunant, Swiss businessman and activist, co-founded the Red Cross, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1910)
- 1842Emil Christian Hansen, Danish physiologist and mycologist (d. 1909)
- 1899Arthur Q. Bryan, American voice actor and singer (d. 1959)
- 1950Robert Mugge, American director and producer
- 1959Ronnie Lott, American football player and sportscaster
- 1974Korey Stringer, American football player (d. 2001)
- 1978Josie Maran, American model and actress
- 1980Kimberlee Peterson, American actress
- 1981Manny Gamburyan, Armenian-American mixed martial artist
- 1992Ana Mulvoy-Ten, English-American actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1450Jack Cade’s Rebellion: Kentishmen revolt against King Henry VI.
- 1794Branded a traitor during the Reign of Terror by revolutionists, French chemist Antoine Lavoisier, who was also a tax collector with the Ferme Générale, is tried, convicted, and guillotined all on the same day in Paris.
- 1886Pharmacist John Pemberton first sells a carbonated beverage named “Coca-Cola” as a patent medicine.
- 1899The Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin produced its first play.
- 1919Edward George Honey proposes the idea of a moment of silence to commemorate the Armistice of World War I.
- 1924The Klaipėda Convention is signed formally incorporating Klaipėda Region (Memel Territory) into Lithuania.
- 1966A plane crash at Connellsville, Pennsylvania kills Pennsylvania Attorney General, Walter E. Alessandroni, his wife, and other state officials.
- 1980The World Health Organization confirms the eradication of smallpox.
- 1984The Soviet Union announces that it will boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
- 1997A China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 crashes on approach into Bao'an International Airport, killing 35 people.
View the complete list of historical events for May 8.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 8 and 1918 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: Randy Sklar, Harry Belafonte, Shane Meier, Thomas Gomez, Carl Giammarese, Ebonie Smith, John Pleshette, David Goodall, Jhoana Marie Tan, Paul Hogan.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 8 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Horse is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on May 8, 1918.
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Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 6, 1978 – Carl Barât, English singer-songwriter (The Libertines, Dirty Pretty Things); April 29, 1945 – Catherine Lara, French singer-songwriter and violinist; May 28, 1959 – Steve Strange, Welsh singer (Visage, The Moors Murderers, and Strange Cruise) (d. 2015).
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