Today: 26th of August, 2016

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: Today's date falls on a Friday.
  • Decade: 2010s.
  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 34 of 2016.
  • Day 239 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 is a leap year, which means that it will have 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 is the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 26th of August, 2016 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • American Format: 08-26-2016 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 2016-08-26. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20160826" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1472166000.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • If your baby is due on the 26th of August, 2016, then the date of conception was probably around the 17th of November, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • A baby that is conceived on the 26th of August, 2016, will be due on the 5th of June, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 26th of August:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of August:


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.


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