Happy birthday to all of you Leos and Virgos! Between the dramatic and energetic Leo (July 23 – August 22) and the caring and gentle Virgo (August 23 – September 22), you have a lot of great qualities worth celebrating! But how up to speed are you on August Birthday Fun Facts?
Things you might not know about your August birthday:
- Monthly observances that take place in August include National Family Fun Month, National Golf Month, National Romance Awareness Month, and National Peach Month.
- The birthstone for August is the peridot, a beautiful gem that is typically several shades of green and symbolizes a great year to come!
- August is named after Rome’s first emperor, Augustus Caesar (heir to Julius Caesar, after whom July is named).
- August’s flower is the gladiolus, also known as the sword lily, which represents integrity.
- Famous birthdays in August include Barack Obama, Antonio Banderas, Chris Hemsworth, Hulk Hogan, Mila Kunis, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck, Madonna, Robert DeNiro and Cameron Diaz.
Here’s hoping that your big day is just the beginning of a wonderful year to come!
Is your birthday this month? Tell us in the comments if you share your birthday with anyone famous!