Here are some snazzy birthday facts about 1st of January 1940 that no one tells you about. Don’t wait a minute longer and jump in using the content links below. Average read time of 10 minutes. Enjoy!
January 1, 1940 was a Monday and it was the 1st day of the year 1940. It was the 1st Monday 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 Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 202 days left before your next birthday. You will be 82 years old when that day comes. There have been 29,749 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 9,916 days or 27.15 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 1,007 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 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on September 9, 1971.
If a dog named Danica - a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed, was born on the same date as you then it will be 344 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 Danica will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Danica will age 4 dog years for every human year.
Wanna share this info in social media? Make sure to take a screenshot first. Dog name and breed are randomly generated. Try reloading this page to see a new pet name and a different breed.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1920Willie Fennell
- 1930Frederick Wiseman
- 1942Country Joe McDonald
- 1946Susannah McCorkle
- 1956Kōji Yakusho
- 1969Nicolle Dickson
- 1977Jerry Yan
- 1979Brody Dalle
- 1981Eden Riegel
- 1985Eyjólfur Héðinsson
View the complete list of January 1 celebrity birthdays.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Just for fun! Try your love match score with anyone. Even officemates, schoolmates, or find out the score for your parents and relatives. Don’t limit yourself – you can also pair yourself with any celebrity. It’s a FREE report. Nothing to buy!
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Jan 1.
- 1905Stanisław Mazur, Ukrainian-Polish mathematician and theorist (d. 1981)
- 1911Roman Totenberg, Polish-American violinist and educator (d. 2012)
- 1945Peter Duncan, Australian politician
- 1948Ampon Tangnoppakul, Thai criminal (d. 2012)
- 1954Bob Menendez, American lawyer and politician
- 1956Christine Lagarde, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of Finance
- 1971Juan Carlos Plata, Guatemalan footballer
- 1972Garrett K. Gomez, American jockey
- 1982Luke Rodgers, English footballer
- 1987Estefanía Craciún, Uruguayan tennis player
View the complete list of January 1 famous birthdays.
What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there magical powers hidden in your given name? Every moniker has an undeniable character and personality. Check out Ralph’s personality and get smart about names today. (Sponsored links)
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1600Scotland begins its numbered year on January 1 instead of March 25.
- 1898New York, New York annexes land from surrounding counties, creating the City of Greater New York. The four initial boroughs, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx, are joined on January 25 by Staten Island to create the modern city of five boroughs.
- 1899Spanish rule ends in Cuba.
- 1901The British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and Western Australia federate as the Commonwealth of Australia; Edmund Barton is appointed the first Prime Minister.
- 1932The United States Post Office Department issues a set of 12 stamps commemorating the 200th anniversary of George Washington’s birth.
- 1962Western Samoa achieves independence from New Zealand; its name is changed to the Independent State of Western Samoa.
- 1971Cigarette advertisements are banned on American television.
- 1986Aruba becomes independent of Curaçao, though it remains in free association with the Netherlands.
- 1989The Montreal Protocol comes into force, stopping the use of chemicals contributing to ozone depletion.
- 2007Bulgaria and Romania officially join the European Union. Slovenia joins Eurozone.
View the complete list of January 1 historical events.
Curious about this Peridot? This is a party item you can activate and send to your friends when you play the free game Jump Birthday Party. It’s a fun and easy-to-play mobile game for all ages. Get free 1,000 gold coins when you download today!
Your birthday numbers 1, 1, and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 7. It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Rumi Hiiragi, Vinnie Paul, Carl Betz, Lloyd Bochner, Jean Poiret, Dave Clark, Wyclef Jean, Walter Hill, John Hart, Jon Bernthal.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on January 1 is Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat) – a cardinal sign with Earth as Western element. The ruling planet is Saturn – the planet of discipline. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Eastern zodiac), Rabbit is the mythical animal and Earth is the Eastern element of a person born on January 1, 1940.
Garnet is the modern birthstone for the month of January while Emerald is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Capricorn is ruby. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Monday’ is pearl.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 1st January 1940 is Carnation for friendship.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on May 12, 1941. You have a Birthday Compatibility score of +145. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on June 17, 1968. Your score is -126. 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!
Did someone send you this link? Here’s a birthday wish just for you! Don’t forget to thank the kind soul who sent you this ninja page.
TIP: Click the image above if you want to save the high quality version for posting to social media like Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. You can also get a new random wish if you want to (the page will reload).
In a room of 23 people there’s a 50% chance of two individuals having the same birthday (month and day only and not a leap year). The chance increases to 99.9% if there are 70 people in the room. You need at least 253 people in the room if you want someone to have the same birthday as you with 50% probability. This is called the birthday paradox or birthday problem. Try it out on your classroom, office, or sports team and confirm how many people share the same birthday.
I do not know how you feel about this, but you were a female ♀ in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1225. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, poison manufacturer.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
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)
What’s your bizarre Florida Man story? The #FloridaManChallenge is breaking the Internet and social media. Some crazy men, women, or creatures from the Sunshine State are making headlines every day of the year including your birthday. Try this fun exercise. Pick your search engine of choice and type in “florida man January 1” and see what kind of wild news headline you will get. This viral craze started in 2013 and gets resurrected now and then. The latest was from Tumblr and found its way to Twitter. As they say, the rest is history.
Your birthday in Roman numerals using DD.MM.YYYY notation is:
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about January 1, 1940. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 1st day of 1940
- Day of week: Monday
- Day of week birthstone: Pearl
- Week index: 1st Monday of 1940
- Next same calendar year: 2024
- Day of week this year: Friday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2023: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 202 days
- Age on next birthday: 82 years old
- Days since birth: 29,749 days
- Days spent sleeping: 9,916 days
- Years spent sleeping: 27.15 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 1,007
- Next full moon: June 24 at 18:42:00 GMT – Thursday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on September 9, 1971
- Age in dog years: 344 dog years old using a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed
- Life path number and meaning: 7 – It represents analysis, awareness and understanding. You are the searcher and the seeker of the truth.
- Western zodiac sign: Capricorn ♑ (The Sea-goat)
- Western zodiac element: Earth
- Western zodiac sign quality: Cardinal
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Saturn – the planet of discipline
- Western zodiac gemstone: Ruby
- Eastern zodiac animal: Rabbit
- Eastern zodiac element: Earth
- Modern birthstone: Garnet
- Mystical birthstone: Emerald (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Carnation for friendship
- Best compatible birthday: May 12, 1941 (+145)
- Worst compatible birthday: June 17, 1968 (-126)
- Popular girl’s name: Mary – 56,201 babies
- Popular boy’s name: James – 62,471 babies
- Roman numerals: I.I.MCMXL
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 14, 1984 – Jackson Rathbone, Singaporean-American actor and singer (100 Monkeys); August 12, 1926 – Joe Jones, American singer-songwriter (d. 2005); October 14, 1909 – Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1996).
Don’t forget to share the info with your friends, loved ones, or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.
Word count: 1,917