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May 1, 1940 was a Wednesday and it was the 122nd day of the year 1940. The next time you can reuse your old 1940 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Monday. Next year it will be Tuesday and two years from now it will be Wednesday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 7 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,117 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 952 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1907Kate Smith
- 1934Shirley Horn
- 1944Costa Cordalis
- 1946John Woo
- 1962Maia Morgenstern
- 1968Sol Kyung-gu
- 1972Julie Benz
- 1976Violante Placido
- 1978Sachie Hara
- 1992You Kikkawa
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 1.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 1.
- 1218John I, Count of Hainaut (d. 1257)
- 1830Guido Gezelle, Belgian priest and poet (d. 1899)
- 1927Bernard Vukas, Yugoslav-Croatian footballer (d. 1983)
- 1932Sandy Woodward, English admiral (d. 2013)
- 1937Bo Nilsson, Swedish composer
- 1957Uberto Pasolini, Italian banker, director, and producer
- 1968Kelly Killoren Bensimon, American model, author, socialite and magazine editor
- 1976Darius McCrary, American actor and singer
- 1987Glen Coffee, American football player
- 1990Uriel Álvarez, Mexican footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 1.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1576Stephen Báthory, the reigning Prince of Transylvania, marries Anna Jagiellon and they become co-rulers of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
- 1852The Philippine peso is introduced into circulation.
- 1885The original Chicago Board of Trade Building opens for business.
- 1898Spanish–American War: Battle of Manila Bay: The United States Navy destroys the Spanish Pacific fleet in the first battle of the war.
- 1948The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) is established, with Kim Il-sung as leader.
- 1961The Prime Minister of Cuba, Fidel Castro, proclaims Cuba a socialist nation and abolishes elections.
- 1990The former Philippine Episcopal Church (supervised by the Episcopal Church of the United States of America) is granted full autonomy and raised to the status of an Autocephalous Anglican Province and renamed the Episcopal Church of the Philippines.
- 1991Rickey Henderson of the Oakland Athletics steals his 939th base, making him the all-time leader in this category. However, his accomplishment is overshadowed later that evening by Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers, when he pitches his seventh career no-hitter, breaking his own record.
- 2004Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join the European Union, celebrated at the residence of the Irish President in Dublin.
- 2006The Puerto Rican government closes the Department of Education and 42 other government agencies due to significant shortages in cash flow.
View the complete list of historical events for May 1.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 1 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 11. It is a master number that represents intuition, idealism and invention. You have the potential to be a source of inspiration and illumination for people.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Barbara Hershey, Travis Barker, Vaughn Monroe, Kie Kitano, Lauren German, Bobby Van, Emma Atkins, John Mackenzie, Geoffrey Palmer, Mayo Kaan.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 1 is Taurus ♉. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on May 1, 1940.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Taurus is sapphire. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 11, 1984 – P.J. Lane, Australian actor and singer; August 21, 1973 – Nikolai Valuev, Russian boxer and actor; October 18, 1978 – Jyothika, Indian actress.
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