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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 344 days left before your next birthday. You will be 100 years old when that day comes. There have been 36,181 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 1,225 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1944Gary Glitter
- 1954David Keith
- 1954Pam Arciero
- 1959Ikue Sakakibara
- 1963Anthony Field
- 1973Marcus Brigstocke
- 1981Mich Dulce
- 1981Stephen Amell
- 1982Christina Cole
- 1987Aneurin Barnard
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.
- 1879Wesley Coe, American shot putter, discus thrower, and tug of war competitor (d. 1926)
- 1920Saul Bass, American graphic designer and director (d. 1996)
- 1927László Paskai, Hungarian cardinal (d. 2015)
- 1947H. Robert Horvitz, American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
- 1957Rino Katase, Japanese actress
- 1958Roddy Doyle, Irish author, playwright, and screenwriter
- 1960Eric Brittingham, American bass player (Cinderella and Naked Beggars)
- 1964Päivi Alafrantti, Finnish javelin thrower
- 1973Hiromu Arakawa, Japanese author and illustrator
- 1987Aneurin Barnard, Welsh actor and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 8.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 589Reccared I summons the Third Council of Toledo.
- 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.
- 1821Greek War of Independence: The Greeks defeat the Turks at the Battle of Gravia Inn.
- 1877At Gilmore’s Gardens in New York City, the first Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show opens.
- 1945The Halifax Riot starts when thousands of civilians and servicemen rampage through Halifax.
- 1967The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.
- 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.
- 1984The Soviet Union announces that it will boycott the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
- 1984The Thames Barrier is officially opened.
- 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: Bii, Fernando Poe, Jr., Jessica Brown Findlay, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Piotr Szczepanik, Charlie Musselwhite, Simone Signoret, Meryll Soriano, Alice Gerrard, Ellen DeGeneres.
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.
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: October 11, 1979 – Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-American singer-songwriter and producer (Cobra Starship, Midtown, and Humble Beginnings); July 21, 1964 – Ross Kemp, English actor and producer; September 22, 1948 – Jim Byrnes, American guitarist and actor.
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