August 16th is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 137 days left to the end of the year.
♌ Leo is the Zodiac Sign for Aug 16th
Let us explore August 16th Birthday Astrology traits for Leo.
Leo is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Leo. The symbol of the lion is based on the Nemean Lion, a lion with an impenetrable hide. Leos are extremely sensitive but they hide that very well.
Amazingly creative on the spot. Dominant and the biggest extrovert of all the Zodiac Signs. Leo always enjoy attention and they usually will be at the center of it. Knowing exactly what they want Leos will make use of all their wits and creativeness to get achieve said desires. In love, sex and relationships, Leos are full of energy. They offer a lot and want the same in return.
Setbacks or failures will never bring a Leo to their knees. As the name suggests they are born leaders. Public image is very important to Leo. Leos will be most effective when in a position of command, their personal magnetism and energy brings out the best from subordinates. Very generous, kind and openhearted people. In relationships with others the Leo type is open, sincere, genuine and trusting. The secret of the Leo is that they need to be needed.
If you were born August on the 16th August then your zodiac sign is Leo.
16th August Birthday Astrology
Leo (July 23 - August 21) Like the ruler of the jungle Leos are natural born leaders. Main qualities that make a great leader are being brave and headstrong. However Leos also can be loving and generous. To combine these qualities and finding balance is of great importance to Leos. Leos are compatible with: other Leo as well as Libra, Sagittarius, Cancer, and Gemini.
Month of August Zodiac Signs are Leo(until August 22) and Virgo(from August 23 onwards).
August Birth Flowers
Month of August flower is the Gladiolus or Sword Lily. It blooms in a variety of colours like red, pink, white, yellow and orange. This birth flower stands for sincerity and symbolises strength of character. With Gladiolus, the recipient's heart is being pierced with love. The other August flower is the poppy. A red poppy signifies pleasure, a white poppy is given for consolation, and a yellow poppy wishes wealth and success.
Strength, Moral Integrity, Remembrance and Infatuation. This long lasting August Birth Flower Gladiolus comes in a variety of colours.
Historical Events for August 16th
Year 27 » Augustus called Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus is granted the title Augustus (honorific) called Augustus by the Roman Senate, marking the beginning of the Roman Empire.
Year 550 » Gothic War (535–554) called Gothic War: The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege, by bribing the Isaurian garrison.
Year 1572 Astrology » Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.
Year 1581 Astrology » The English Parliament of England known as Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism.
Year 1605 Astrology » The first edition of 'Don Quixote or El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha' (Book One of 'Don Quixote') by Miguel de Cervantes is published in Madrid named Madrid, Spain.
Year 1707 Astrology » The Parliament of Scotland Scottish Parliament ratifies the Acts of Union 1707 Act of Union, paving the way for the creation of Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain.
Year 1761 Astrology » The British capture Pondicherry district or Pondichéry, India from the France named French.
Year 1780 Astrology » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Cape St. Vincent (1780) known as Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
Year 1786 Astrology » Virginia enacted the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom called Statute for Religious Freedom authored by Thomas Jefferson.
Year 1809 Astrology » Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of Corunna named Battle of La Coruña.
Year 1847 Astrology » John C. Frémont is appointed List of Governors of California e.g Governor of the new California Territory.
Year 1862 Astrology » Hartley Colliery Disaster: 204 men and boys killed in a mining disaster, prompted a change in UK law which henceforth required all collieries to have at least two independent means of escape.
Year 1878 Astrology » Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) Battle of Philippopolis (1878) Battle of Philippopolis: Captain Aleksandr Burago with a Squadron (army) squadron of Russian Empire Russian Imperial army dragoons liberates Plovdiv from Ottoman Empire Ottoman rule.
Year 1883 Astrology » The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act, establishing the United States Civil Service Commission known as United States Civil Service, is passed.
Year 1896 Astrology » Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation Annual general meeting called AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire.
Year 1900 Astrology » The United States Senate accepts the Anglo-German treaty of 1899 in which the United Kingdom renounces its claims to the American Samoa named Samoan islands.
Year 1919 Astrology » Temperance movement in the United States known as Temperance movement: The United States ratifies the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing Prohibition in the United States one year after ratification.
Year 1920 Astrology » Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated was founded on the campus of Howard University.
Year 1920 » The League of Nations holds its first council meeting in Paris known as Paris, France.
Year 1924 Astrology » Eleftherios Venizelos becomes Prime Minister of Greece for the fourth time.
Year 1939 Astrology » The Irish Republican Army (1922–1969) known as Irish Republican Army (IRA) begins a S-Plan named bombing and sabotage campaign in England.
Year 1942 Astrology » Crash of TWA Flight 3, killing all 22 aboard, including film star Carole Lombard.
Year 1945 Astrology » Adolf Hitler moves into his underground bunker, the so-called Führerbunker.
Year 1964 Astrology » Hello, Dolly! (musical) starring Carol Channing opened on Broadway, beginning a run of 2,844 performances.
Year 1969 Astrology » Soviet spacecraft 'Soyuz 4' and 'Soyuz 5' perform the first-ever docking of manned spacecraft in low Earth orbit or orbit, the first-ever transfer of crew from one space vehicle to another, and the only time such a transfer was accomplished with a Extra-v
Year 1970 Astrology » Buckminster Fuller receives the AIA Gold Medal called Gold Medal award from the American Institute of Architects.
Year 1979 Astrology » The Mohammad Reza Pahlavi e.g last Iranian Shah flees Iran with his family for good and relocates to Egypt.
Year 1991 Astrology » The Coalition Forces go to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War (U.S. Time).
Year 1992 Astrology » El Salvador officials and rebel leaders sign the Chapultepec Peace Accords in Mexico City named Mexico City, Mexico ending the 12-year Salvadoran Civil War that claimed at least 75,000 lives.
Year 2001 Astrology » President of the United States or US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish–American War.
Year 2001 » Democratic Republic of the Congo called Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.
Year 2002 Astrology » The United Nations Security Council named UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda, and the remaining members of the Taliban.
Year 2003 Astrology » The Space Shuttle Columbia or Space Shuttle 'Columbia' takes off for mission STS-107 which would be its final one. 'Columbia' disintegrated 16 days later on re-entry.
Year 2005 Astrology » Romanian university lecturer and novelist Adriana Iliescu gives birth at 66 to her daughter Eliza, breaking the record for the oldest birth mother in the world
Year 2013 Astrology » An estimated 41 international workers are In Aménas hostage crisis or taken hostage in an attack in the town of In Aménas, Algeria.
Birthday Astrology and Zodiac Signs for the Month of August