August 15, 1947: Day of the Week
August 15, 1947 was the 227th day of the year 1947 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 138 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
A person born on this day will be 68 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $231.93 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the August 1947 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1947 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 15, 1947 Historical Event(s)
- 1947Founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is sworn in as first Governor General of Pakistan in Karachi.
- 1947India gains Independence from the British Indian Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
Who were born on August 15, 1947?
- 1947Jenny Hanley, British TV presenter
- 1947Raakhee Gulzar, Indian actress
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