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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 285 days left before your next birthday. You will be 100 years old when that day comes. There have been 36,240 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 1,227 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 7 at 18:13:00 GMT – Monday.
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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.
- 1899Arthur Q. Bryan
- 1919Lex Barker
- 1927Chumy Chúmez
- 1929Girija Devi
- 1951Chris Frantz
- 1957Rino Katase
- 1978Jang Woo-hyuk
- 1978Matthew Davis
- 1981Björn Dixgård
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 8.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 8.
- 1632Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and politician (d. 1706)
- 1720William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1764)
- 1899Jacques Heim, French fashion designer (d. 1967)
- 1928Ted Sorensen, American lawyer, 8th White House Counsel (d. 2010)
- 1934David Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton, English soldier and politician
- 1939Paul Drayton, American sprinter (d. 2010)
- 1945Arthur Docters van Leeuwen, Dutch jurist and politician
- 1961Gert Kruys, Dutch footballer and manager
- 1963Rick Zombo, American ice hockey player and coach
- 1984Julia Whelan, American actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 8.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1516Trần Cảo Rebellion: A group of imperial guards, led by Trịnh Duy Sản, murdered Emperor Lê Tương Dực and fled, leaving the capital Thăng Long undefended.
- 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.
- 1898The first games of the Italian football league system are played.
- 1933Mohandas Gandhi begins a 21-day fast of self-purification and launched a one-year campaign to help the Harijan movement.
- 1946Estonian school girls Aili Jõgi and Ageeda Paavel blow up the Soviet memorial which stood in front of the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn.
- 1966A plane crash at Connellsville, Pennsylvania kills Pennsylvania Attorney General, Walter E. Alessandroni, his wife, and other state officials.
- 1970The Hard Hat Riot occurs in the Wall Street area of New York City as blue-collar construction workers clash with demonstrators protesting the Vietnam War.
- 1984Corporal Denis Lortie enters the Quebec National Assembly and opens fire, killing three and wounding 13. René Jalbert, Sergeant-at-Arms of the assembly, succeeds in calming him, for which he will later receive the Cross of Valour.
- 1984The Soviet Union announces that it will boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
- 1987The Loughgall ambush: The SAS kills eight Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers and a civilian during an ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
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: Betty White, Ashley Eckstein, Richard Simmons, Hanno Pöschl, Kelly Preston, Alejandro Rey, Diane Franklin, Reg Evans, Gigi Sabani, Jack Gilford.
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: December 7, 1991 – Dori Sakurada, Japanese actor, singer, and dancer; October 25, 1975 – Eirik Glambek Bøe, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kings of Convenience and Skog); March 16, 1976 – Blu Cantrell, American singer-songwriter and producer.
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