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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 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 336 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,153 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 953 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1905Henry Koster
- 1919Dan O'Herlihy
- 1924Art Fleming
- 1937Una Stubbs
- 1953Glen Ballard
- 1957Uberto Pasolini
- 1978James Badge Dale
- 1978Orhan Ölmez
- 1997Miles Ocampo
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.
- 1582Marco da Gagliano, Italian composer (d. 1643)
- 1825Johann Jakob Balmer, Swiss mathematician and physicist (d. 1898)
- 1910Dirk Andries Flentrop, Dutch organ builder (d. 2003)
- 1930Little Walter, American singer and harmonica player (d. 1968)
- 1940John Wheeler, British politician
- 1949Jim Clench, Canadian bass player (April Wine and Bachman–Turner Overdrive) (d. 2010)
- 1976Violante Placido, Italian actress and singer
- 1980Inês Henriques, Portuguese race walker
- 1987Matt Di Angelo, English actor and singer
- 1989Alejandro Arribas, Spanish footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 1.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1753Publication of Species Plantarum by Linnaeus, and the formal start date of plant taxonomy adopted by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.
- 1863American Civil War: The Battle of Chancellorsville begins.
- 1875Alexandra Palace reopens after being burned down in a fire in 1873.
- 1894Coxey’s Army, the first significant American protest march, arrives in Washington, D.C.
- 1930The dwarf planet Pluto is officially named.
- 1945World War II: Yugoslav Partisans free Trieste.
- 1961The Prime Minister of Cuba, Fidel Castro, proclaims Cuba a socialist nation and abolishes elections.
- 1983Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis is awarded the Lenin Peace Prize.
- 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.
- 1995Croatian forces launch Operation Flash during the Croatian War of Independence.
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: Lonnie Pitchford, Ted Nugent, Krysten Ritter, Chiaki Kyan, Sean Mathias, Francis Capra, Ayako Kawasumi, Rod MacDonald, Vance Joy, Grand Puba.
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: September 15, 1925 – Forrest Compton, American actor; February 12, 1980 – Gucci Mane, American rapper and actor; October 4, 1953 – Gil Moore, Canadian singer-songwriter, drummer, and producer (Triumph).
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