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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 100 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,024 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 949 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1887Kurt Vespermann
- 1924Art Fleming
- 1929Sonny James
- 1931Jacques Languirand
- 1934Shirley Horn
- 1957Uberto Pasolini
- 1959Yasmina Reza
- 1978James Badge Dale
- 1978Orhan Ölmez
- 1984Keiichiro Koyama
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.
- 1848Adelsteen Normann, Norwegian painter (d. 1919)
- 1855Cecilia Beaux, American painter and academic (d. 1942)
- 1907Hayes Alvis, American bassist (Mills Blue Rhythm Band) (d. 1972)
- 1912Otto Kretschmer, Polish-German admiral (d. 1998)
- 1917Danielle Darrieux, French actress and singer
- 1945Rita Coolidge, American singer-songwriter
- 1953Glen Ballard, American songwriter and producer
- 1956Frank Szymanski, German educator and politician
- 1956Phil Foglio, American illustrator
- 1973Mike Jesse, German footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 1.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1707The Act of Union joins the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- 1759Josiah Wedgwood founds the Wedgwood pottery company in Great Britain.
- 1776Establishment of the Illuminati in Ingolstadt (Upper Bavaria), by Jesuit-taught Adam Weishaupt.
- 1778American Revolution: The Battle of Crooked Billet begins in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.
- 1862American Civil War: The Union Army completes its capture of New Orleans.
- 1956The polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk is made available to the public.
- 1960Formation of the western Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Also known as “Maharashtra Day”.
- 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.
- 2009Same-sex marriage is legalized in Sweden.
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: B. W. Stevenson, Eric Fructuoso, PJ Torokvei, Bernard Lee, Mie Sonozaki, Darius McCrary, Tony Oller, Dennis Franz, Hwanhee, Yuridia.
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: January 8, 1964 – Ron Sexsmith, Canadian singer-songwriter; October 17, 1970 – Blues Saraceno, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Poison); September 13, 1918 – Ray Charles, American singer-songwriter and conductor (d. 2015).
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