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February 28, 1940 was a Wednesday and it was the 59th 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 was Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 279 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,211 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 955 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.
- 1858Tore Svennberg
- 1894Ben Hecht
- 1917Ernesto Alonso
- 1929Joseph Rouleau
- 1943Ronnie Wells
- 1945Bubba Smith
- 1955Gilbert Gottfried
- 1972Rory Cochrane
- 1977Jason Aldean
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for February 28.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Feb 28.
- 1851Samuel W. McCall, American journalist and politician, 47th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1923)
- 1865Wilfred Grenfell, English physician and missionary (d. 1940)
- 1920Zaim Topčić, Yugoslav and Bosnian writer (d. 1990)
- 1940Mario Andretti, Italian-American race car driver
- 1941Tristan Garel-Jones, Baron Garel Jones, English politician, Minister of State for Europe
- 1958Natalya Estemirova, Russian journalist and activist (d. 2009)
- 1961Éric Bachelart, Belgian race car driver
- 1975Greg Simkins, American painter
- 1980Glasner da Silva Albuquerque, Brazilian footballer
- 1985Fefe Dobson, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for February 28.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1893The USS Indiana, the lead ship of her class and the first battleship in the United States Navy comparable to foreign battleships of the time, is launched.
- 1914The Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus is proclaimed in Gjirokastër, by the Greeks living in southern Albania.
- 1925The Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake strikes northeastern North America.
- 1940Basketball is televised for the first time (Fordham University vs. the University of Pittsburgh in Madison Square Garden).
- 1948Christiansborg Cross-Roads shooting in the Gold Coast, when a British police officer opens fire on a march of ex-servicemen, killing three of them and sparking major riots in Accra.
- 1983The final episode of M*A*S*H airs, with almost 106 million viewers. It still holds the record for the highest viewership of a season finale.
- 1993Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents raid the Branch Davidian church in Waco, Texas with a warrant to arrest the group’s leader David Koresh. Four BATF agents and five Davidians die in the initial raid, starting a 51-day standoff.
- 1997GRB 970228, a highly luminous flash of gamma rays, strikes the Earth for 80 seconds, providing early evidence that gamma-ray bursts occur well beyond the Milky Way.
- 1998First flight of RQ-4 Global Hawk, the first unmanned aerial vehicle certified to file its own flight plans and fly regularly in U.S. civilian airspace.
- 1998Kosovo War: Serbian police begin the offensive against the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo.
View the complete list of historical events for February 28.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 28 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: Peter Anders, Anton Maiden, Masatoshi Nagase, Johnette Napolitano, Pee Wee King, Rosemary Squire, Yua Shinkawa, Mía Taveras, Shruti Haasan, Jonti Picking.
The zodiac sign of a person born on February 28 is Pisces ♓. 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 February 28, 1940.
Amethyst is the modern birthstone for the month of February while Bloodstone is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Pisces is amethyst. 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: March 20, 1964 – Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer-songwriter (Transglobal Underground); September 17, 1956 – Mandawuy Yunupingu, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Yothu Yindi) (d. 2013); June 15, 1956 – Ava Cadell, Hungarian-American actress and therapist.
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