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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 34 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,090 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 951 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 April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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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.
- 1853Jacob Mikhailovich Gordin
- 1924Big Maybelle
- 1934Shirley Horn
- 1936Hans E. Wallman
- 1954Fred Chichin
- 1954Ray Parker, Jr.
- 1962Maia Morgenstern
- 1971Ajith Kumar
- 1974Kellie Crawford
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.
- 1871Seakle Greijdanus, Dutch theologian and scholar (d. 1948)
- 1872Sidónio Pais, Portuguese soldier and politician, 4th President of Portugal (d. 1918)
- 1913Louis Nye, American actor and singer (d. 2005)
- 1918Raymond Mailloux, Canadian captain and politician (d. 1995)
- 1955Martin O'Donnell, American composer
- 1959Yasmina Reza, French actress and playwright
- 1978Sachie Hara, Japanese model and actress
- 1979Harvey, English rapper and actor (So Solid Crew)
- 1988Maria Balaba, Latvian figure skater
- 1997Miles Ocampo, Filipino actress and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 1.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 524King Sigismund of Burgundy is executed at Orléans after an 8-year reign and is succeeded by his brother Godomar.
- 1455Battle of Arkinholm, Royal forces end the Black Douglas hegemony in Scotland.
- 1862American Civil War: The Union Army completes its capture of New Orleans.
- 1884Moses Fleetwood Walker becomes the first black person to play in a professional baseball game in the United States.
- 1898Spanish–American War: Battle of Manila Bay: The United States Navy destroys the Spanish Pacific fleet in the first battle of the war.
- 1946The Paris Peace Conference concludes that the islands of the Dodecanese should be returned to Greece by Italy.
- 1978Japan’s Naomi Uemura, travelling by dog sled, becomes the first person to reach the North Pole alone.
- 1989Disney-MGM Studios opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.
- 2003Invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the “Mission Accomplished” speech, on board the USS Abraham Lincoln (off the coast of California), U.S. President George W. Bush declares that “major combat operations in Iraq have ended”.
- 2007The Los Angeles May Day mêlée occurs, in which the Los Angeles Police Department’s response to a May Day pro-immigration rally become a matter of controversy.
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: George Canyon, Liam Mower, F. W. Murnau, Kwak Ji-min, Édouard Molinaro, Rolene Strauss, Nikita Ramsey, Gwenno Saunders, Haruka Kudo, Yosi Piamenta.
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: April 27, 1937 – Sandy Dennis, American actress (d. 1992); September 16, 1978 – Ebonie Smith, Puerto Rican-American actress; May 14, 1973 – Shanice, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress.
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