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October 16, 1940 was a Wednesday and it was the 290th 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 143 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,981 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 948 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.
- 1883Vasiliki Maliaros
- 1906León Klimovsky
- 1925Angela Lansbury
- 1928Ann Morgan Guilbert
- 1940Barry Corbin
- 1959Gary Kemp
- 1962Dmitri Hvorostovsky
- 1974Aurela Gaçe
- 1979Erin Brown
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 16.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 16.
- 1396William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English admiral (d. 1450)
- 1802Isaac Murphy, American educator and politician, 8th Governor of Arkansas (d. 1882)
- 1898William O. Douglas, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1980)
- 1923Bert Kaempfert, German conductor and composer (d. 1980)
- 1926Charles Dolan, American businessman, founded Cablevision and HBO
- 1939Joe Dolan, Irish singer (d. 2007)
- 1968Francesco Libetta, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor
- 1972Darius Kasparaitis, Lithuanian-Russian ice hockey player and coach
- 1973Justin Credible, American wrestler
- 1977John Mayer, American singer-songwriter, rapper, guitarist, and producer (John Mayer Trio & Fifth Harmony)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1780Royalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont are the last major raids of the American Revolutionary War.
- 1813The Sixth Coalition attacks Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of Leipzig.
- 1841Queen’s University is founded in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
- 1882The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.
- 1943Holocaust: Raid of the Ghetto of Rome
- 1945The Food and Agriculture Organization is founded in Quebec City, Canada.
- 1975The Australian Coalition opposition parties using their senate majority, vote to defer the decision to grant supply of funds for the Whitlam Government’s annual budget, sparking the 1975 Australian constitutional crisis.
- 1993Anti-Nazism riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching the British National Party headquarters.
- 1995The Million Man March takes place in Washington, D.C.
- 1995The Skye Bridge is opened.
View the complete list of historical events for October 16.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 16 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 4. It represents growth, building and foundation. You are practical, down to earth with strong ideas about right and wrong.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Gabrielle Union, George Wendt, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Asa Butterfield, Ryoka Oshima, Steven Lyon, Bibi Andersson, Matt Cardle, Farhan Akhtar, Nedumudi Venu.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 16 is Libra ♎. 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 October 16, 1940.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. 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: August 29, 1949 – Stan Hansen, American wrestler and actor; September 16, 1925 – Charlie Byrd, American singer and guitarist (d. 1999); July 4, 1936 – Zdzisława Donat, Polish soprano and actress.
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