Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of May 1940 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 5 minutes. Enjoy!
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 was 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 217 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,272 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 957 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 October 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1924Art Fleming
- 1930Little Walter
- 1931Jacques Languirand
- 1944Costa Cordalis
- 1950Dann Florek
- 1954Fred Chichin
- 1968Sol Kyung-gu
- 1969Wes Anderson
- 1972Julie Benz
- 1990Caitlin Stasey
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.
- 1735Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch admiral and philanthropist (d. 1819)
- 1851Laza Lazarević, Serbian psychiatrist and neurologist (d. 1891)
- 1925Chuck Bednarik, American lieutenant and football player (d. 2015)
- 1929Ralf Dahrendorf, German-English sociologist and politician (d. 2009)
- 1935Ian Curteis, English director and playwright
- 1954Archie Norman, English businessman and politician
- 1954Joel Rosenberg, Canadian-American author and activist (d. 2011)
- 1968Denise Masino, American bodybuilder
- 1988Anushka Sharma, Indian model, actress, and producer
- 1992Matěj Vydra, Czech footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 1.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1759Josiah Wedgwood founds the Wedgwood pottery company in Great Britain.
- 1846The few remaining Mormons left in Nauvoo, Illinois, formally dedicate the Nauvoo Temple.
- 1885The original Chicago Board of Trade Building opens for business.
- 1927The Union Labor Life Insurance Company is founded by the American Federation of Labor.
- 1927The first cooked meals on a scheduled flight are introduced on an Imperial Airways flight from London to Paris.
- 1945World War II: A German newsreader officially announces that Adolf Hitler has “fallen at his command post in the Reich Chancellery fighting to the last breath against Bolshevism and for Germany”. The Soviet flag is raised over the Reich Chancellery, by order of Stalin.
- 1956The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
- 1982Operation Black Buck: The Royal Air Force attacks the Argentine Air Force during Falklands War.
- 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.
Curious about this Aquamarine? This is a party item you can activate and send to your friends when you play the free game Jump Birthday Party. It’s a fun and easy-to-play mobile game for all ages. Get free 1,000 gold coins when you download today!
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: Madhureeta Anand, Imelda May, Matti Pellonpää, Arliss Howard, Stephanie Sheh, Gena Rowlands, William Wyler, Kristy McNichol, Melissa Claire Egan, Willam Belli.
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.
Hmmm... what do the stars have to say about you today? Get your daily Taurus horoscope for free. Get a boost from the stars! Make today a great day for love, money, and career. Your horoscope is available in daily, weekly, monthly, and even yearly forecast.
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: September 21, 1955 – Mika Kaurismäki, Finnish director, producer, and screenwriter; March 17, 1950 – Michael Been, American singer-songwriter (The Call) (d. 2010); February 28, 1985 – Fefe Dobson, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress.
Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.
Word count: 938