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August 31, 1940 was a Saturday and it was the 244th day of the year 1940. It was the 35th Saturday of that year. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Monday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 318 days left before your next birthday. You will be 79 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,536 days from the day you were born up to today. If you’ve been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 9,512 days or 26.04 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 966 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 October 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on May 9, 1972.
If a dog named Bootah - a Cairn Terrier breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 332 dog years old today. A dog’s first human year is equal to 15 dog years. Dogs age differently depending on breed and size. When you reach the age of 6 Bootah will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Bootah will age 4 dog years for every human year.
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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.
- 1914Richard Basehart
- 1920Gustavo Adolfo Palma
- 1925Maurice Pialat
- 1940Robert Morris
- 1960Chris Whitley
- 1963Todd Carty
- 1965Céline Bonnier
- 1965Susan Gritton
- 1972Chris Tucker
- 1995Ceallach Spellman
View the complete list of August 31 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 31.
- 1775Agnes Bulmer, English poet and author (d. 1836)
- 1879Alma Mahler, Austrian-American composer and painter (d. 1964)
- 1908William Saroyan, American author and playwright (d. 1981)
- 1928Jaime Sin, Filipino cardinal (d. 2005)
- 1946Tom Coughlin, American football player and coach
- 1958Serge Blanco, Venezuelan-French rugby player and businessman
- 1970Greg Mulholland, English politician
- 1972Chris Tucker, American comedian and actor
- 1984Matti Breschel, Danish cyclist
- 1990Tadeja Majerič, Slovenian tennis player
View the complete list of August 31 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1422King Henry V of England dies of dysentery while in France. His son, Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.
- 1795War of the First Coalition: The British capture Trincomalee (present-day Sri Lanka) from the Dutch in order to keep it out of French hands.
- 1864During the American Civil War, Union forces led by General William T. Sherman launch an assault on Atlanta.
- 1876Ottoman Sultan Murad V is deposed and succeeded by his brother Abdul Hamid II.
- 1886An earthquake kills 100 in Charleston, South Carolina.
- 1907Count Alexander Izvolsky and Sir Arthur Nicolson sign the St. Petersburg Convention, which results in the Triple Entente alliance.
- 1980Flood in Ibadan after 12 hours of heavy downpour killed over 300 people and properties worth million destroyed.
- 1993Russia completes removing its troops from Lithuania.
- 1999A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including two on the ground.
- 2006Edvard Munch’s famous painting The Scream, stolen on August 22, 2004, is recovered in a raid by Norwegian police.
View the complete list of August 31 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 31, and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 8. It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Curtis Harrington, Sayaka Kanda, Giuseppe Valdengo, Hyomin, Craig Robinson, Anja Silja, Nancy Reagan, Ed Nelson, Jennifer Rush, Itay Tiran.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on August 31 is Virgo ♍ (The Maiden) – a mutable sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Mercury – the planet of communication. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the Eastern element of a person born on August 31, 1940.
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Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Virgo is carnelian. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 31st August 1940 is Poppy for preparedness.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on July 3, 1928. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +157. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on February 25, 1962. Your incompatibility score is -175. You’ll be like a cat and a dog on a love-hate relationship. Arf-arf, I want to bite you. Meow-meow, stay away from me!
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Q: What do you call a person who shares the same birthday?
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I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a male ♂ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman, mechanic.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.
Can you remember who you were?
In the United States, the most popular baby name is Mary. This name was given to 56,201 baby girls. For the boys it’s James. This name was recorded 62,471 times in the year 1940. Any chance you are Mary or James? (Source: ssa.gov)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about August 31, 1940. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 244th day of 1940
- Day of week: Saturday
- Day of week birthstone: Turquoise
- Week index: 35th Saturday of 1940
- Next same calendar year: 2024
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2020: Monday
- Days until next birthday: 318 days
- Age on next birthday: 79 years old
- Days since birth: 28,536 days
- Days spent sleeping: 9,512 days
- Years spent sleeping: 26.04 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 966
- Next full moon: October 24 at 16:46:00 GMT – Wednesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on May 9, 1972
- Age in dog years: 332 dog years old using a Cairn Terrier breed
- Life path number and meaning: 8 – It represents experience, authority and endeavour. You are gifted with natural leadership and the capacity to accumulate great wealth.
- Western zodiac sign: Virgo ♍ (The Maiden)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mercury – the planet of communication
- Western zodiac gemstone: Carnelian
- Eastern zodiac animal: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Peridot
- Mystical birthstone: Diamond (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Poppy for preparedness
- Best compatible birthday: July 3, 1928 (+157)
- Worst compatible birthday: February 25, 1962 (-175)
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 56,201 babies
- Popular boy’s name: James – 62,471 babies
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 23, 1923 – Elroy Schwartz, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2013); October 31, 1974 – Natasja Saad, Danish rapper (d. 2007); August 5, 1929 – Don Matheson, American soldier, police officer, and actor (d. 2014).
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