It was the 4th Wednesday of 1981. If you were born on this date your birthday numbers 8, 26 and 1981 reveal that your life path number is 8. Your zodiac sign is Virgo with a ruling planet Mercury, your birthstone is the Peridot and Sardonyx, and your birth flower is the Gladiolus. You are 42 old, and were born in 1980s, in the middle of Millennials Generation. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life. Swipe up to find out what it all means.

→ August 26, 1981 was a Wednesday
→ Zodiac sign for this date is Virgo
→ This date was 15,520 days ago
→ 1981 was the Year of the Rooster
→ In 2024, August 26 is on Tuesday

View snazzy August 26, 1981 birthday facts that no one tells you about, such as your life path number, birthstone, ruling planet, zodiac sign and birth flower.

You have been alive for:

People born on this day will turn 43 in exactly .

If you were born on this date:

You have been alive for . You were born in the Year of the Rooster. Your birth sign is Virgo with a ruling planet Mercury. There were precisely 526 full moons after you were born up to this day. Your billionth second was on was on May 4, 2013.

→ You’ve slept 5,173 days or 14.17 years.
→ Your next birthday is away
→ You’ve been alive
→ You were born in the Year of the Rooster
→ You have been alive 372,498 hours
→ You are 22,349,924 minutes old
→ Age on next birthday: 43 years old

You were born on a Wednesday

August 26, 1981 was the 4th Wednesday of that year. It was also the 238th day and 8th month of 1981 in the Georgian calendar. The next time you can reuse 1981 calendar will be in 2026. Both calendars will be exactly the same.

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There are left before your next birthday. Your 43rd birthday will be on a Thursday and a birthday after that will be on a Tuesday. The timer below is a countdown clock to your next birthday. It’s always accurate and is automatically updated.

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Your next birthday is on a Thursday

You’ve slept 33% of your life!

Assuming you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth. Here is how much time you’ve spent sleeping so far:

You’ve slept 14.17 years of your life.
You’ve slept 170 month of your life.
You’ve slept 739 week of your life.
You’ve slept 5,173 days of your life.

Did you know you have taken approximately 312,883,200 breaths since your birth? Moreover, using 80 beats per minute as average, your heart has beaten over 1,787,904,000 times. You have also blinked over 379,929,600 times in your lifetime.


#1 Song on your birthday

The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie. (Billboard Hot 100 – August 26, 1981). Ask your parents if they remember this popular song.

Do you remember the number one song on your 14th birthday? It was "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal (August 26, 1995).

Celebrities born on August 26, 1981

You share a birthday with You share a birthday with VintageBeef (YouTuber).

We have over 150,000 celebrities in our database. We will continue to update this list with matching birthdays, so bookmark this page and check back often. You can also find out all celebrity birthdays born on August 26, 1981.


What happened on August 26th

Below are some of the most important historical events that happened on 26 August 1981. Battle of Crecy, south of Calais in northern France; Edward III's English longbows defeat Philip VI's army, cannons used for first time in battle.
The Catastrophe of Smyrna: known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor. (August 13 OS).
Japanese diplomats board USS Missouri to receive instructions on Japan's surrender at the end of WWII.
British Motor Corporation introduced the Morris Mini-Minor, designed by Alec Issigonis it was only 10 ft long but seated 4 passengers.
US President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in welfare policy.

Sports in 1981

NBA – Boston Celtics beat Houston Rockets (4 - 2) to win the NBA Finals.

NHL – New York Islanders defeated Minnesota North Stars (4 - 1) to win the Stanley Cup.

NFL – Oakland Raiders beat Philadelphia Eagles (27 - 10) to win Super Bowl XV on January 25, 1981 in New Orleans, LA.

MLB – Los Angeles Dodgers beat New York Yankees (4 - 2) to win the World Series.


Your life path number is 8

So what does your birthday really say about you and what does your life path number mean? On the next page, we’ll explain what your birth sign, ruling planet, age generation, birthstone, and birth flower mean — and more!

Continue to the next page to discover the answers to the most important questions about your birthday.