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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 176 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,948 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 947 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 May 10 at 21:44:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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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
- 1928Ann Morgan Guilbert
- 1939Joe Dolan
- 1940Ivan Della Mea
- 1959Gary Kemp
- 1962Dmitri Hvorostovsky
- 1977John Mayer
- 1992Rika Adachi
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.
- 1726Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish-German painter and educator (d. 1801)
- 1754Morgan Lewis, American general, lawyer, and politician, 3rd Governor of New York (d. 1844)
- 1904Björn Berglund, Swedish actor (d. 1968)
- 1932John Grant, English journalist and politician (d. 2000)
- 1947Terry Griffiths, Welsh snooker player and coach
- 1974Aurela Gaçe, Albanian singer
- 1979Nicola Blackwood, South African-English politician
- 1984Shayne Ward, English singer and actor
- 1985Verena Sailer, German sprinter
- 1986Derk Boerrigter, Dutch footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 16.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1384Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman.
- 1780Royalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont are the last major raids of the American Revolutionary War.
- 1781George Washington captures Yorktown, Virginia after the Siege of Yorktown.
- 1859John Brown leads a raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
- 1869The Cardiff Giant, one of the most famous American hoaxes, is “discovered”.
- 1905The Partition of Bengal in India takes place.
- 1939World War II: First attack on British territory by the German Luftwaffe.
- 1968Kingston, Jamaica is rocked by the Rodney riots, inspired by the barring of Walter Rodney from the country.
- 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.
- 1978Wanda Rutkiewicz is the first Pole and the first European woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
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: Betty Aberlin, Denis Norden, Annie Girardot, Vanessa Marcil, Timothy Olyphant, Skylar Grey, Adrian Belew, Trini Lopez, Lita, A Martinez.
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: January 27, 1976 – Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress, singer, and producer; November 14, 1975 – Travis Barker, American drummer, songwriter, and producer (Blink-182, +44, Transplants, TRV$DJAM, Expensive Taste, and Box Car Racer); June 2, 1976 – Tim Rice-Oxley, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Keane and Mt. Desolation).
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