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May 23, 1940 was a Thursday and it was the 144th day of the year 1940. It was the 21st Thursday 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 is Thursday. 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 95 days left before your next birthday. You will be 79 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,759 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 9,586 days or 26.25 years. You spent 33% of your life sleeping. Since night and day always follow each other, there were precisely 973 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 February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday.
Fun stat: Your first one billion seconds (1,000,000,000) happened sometime on January 30, 1972.
If a dog named Bendel - a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen 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 Bendel will be 40 dog years old. From that point forward a small-sized dog like Bendel 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.
- 1928Nigel Davenport
- 1955Luka Bloom
- 1959Bob Mortimer
- 1965Melissa McBride
- 1974Charlie Young
- 1974Mónica Naranjo
- 1980Lane Garrison
- 1982Tristan Prettyman
- 1986Angela Martini
View the complete list of May 23 celebrity birthdays.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 23.
- 1790Jules Dumont d'Urville, French admiral and explorer (d. 1842)
- 1810Margaret Fuller, American journalist and critic (d. 1850)
- 1910Artie Shaw, American clarinet player, composer, and bandleader (d. 2004)
- 1919Gayatri Devi, English-Indian wife of Prince Jagat Singh (d. 2009)
- 1945Lauren Chapin, American actress
- 1959Ryuta Kawashima, Japanese neuroscientist and academic
- 1984Hugo Almeida, Portuguese footballer
- 1985Wim Stroetinga, Dutch cyclist
- 1989Ezequiel Schelotto, Italian footballer
- 1990Kristína Kučová, Slovak tennis player
View the complete list of May 23 famous birthdays.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 844Battle of Clavijo: The Apostle Saint James the Greater is said to have miraculously appeared to a force of outnumbered Asturians and aided them against the forces of the Emir of Cordoba.
- 1533The marriage of King Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon is declared null and void.
- 1873The Canadian Parliament establishes the North-West Mounted Police, the forerunner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
- 1900American Civil War: Sergeant William Harvey Carney is awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism in the Assault on the Battery Wagner in 1863.
- 1911The New York Public Library is dedicated.
- 1958The satellite Explorer 1 ceases transmission.
- 1970Robert Stephenson’s pioneering Britannia Tubular Bridge over the Menai Strait is catastrophically damaged by fire after standing for 120 years.
- 2002The “55 parties” clause of the Kyoto Protocol is reached after its ratification by Iceland.
- 2010Jamaican police begin a manhunt for drug lord Christopher Coke, after the United States requested his extradition, leading to three days of violence during which at least 73 bystanders are killed.
- 2015At least 46 people are killed as a result of floods caused by a tornado in Texas and Oklahoma.
View the complete list of May 23 historical events.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 23, and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Mikk Mikiver, Moray Watson, Courtney Gains, Danny Burstein, Charley Pride, James Longley, Nihal Yalçın, Juanin Clay, Joe Hahn, Kanako Momota.
The Western zodiac or sun sign of a person born on May 23 is Gemini ♊ (The Twins) – a mutable sign with Air 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 May 23, 1940.
Emerald is the modern birthstone for the month of May while Sapphire is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Gemini is agate. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Fun fact: The birth flower for 23rd May 1940 is Lily of the Valley for purity.
When it comes to love and relationship, you are most compatible with a person born on May 15, 1941. You have a Love Match compatibility score of +111. Imagine being in love with your soul mate. On the negative side, you are most incompatible with a person born on January 3, 1954. Your incompatibility score is -103. 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?
A: Birthday twins – easy!
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 Northern Canada approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, broker.
Your brief psychological profile in that past life: Bohemian personality, mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces.
Lessons that your last past life brought to present: The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem – to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other 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)
Here’s a quick list of all the fun birthday facts about May 23, 1940. Celebrities, famous birthdays, historical events, and past life were excluded.
- Day index: 144th day of 1940
- Day of week: Thursday
- Day of week birthstone: Sapphire
- Week index: 21st Thursday of 1940
- Next same calendar year: 2024
- Day of week this year: Thursday
- Day of week next year: Saturday
- Day of week in 2021: Sunday
- Days until next birthday: 95 days
- Age on next birthday: 79 years old
- Days since birth: 28,759 days
- Days spent sleeping: 9,586 days
- Years spent sleeping: 26.25 years
- Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
- Full moons since birth: 973
- Next full moon: February 19 at 15:54:00 GMT – Tuesday
- First one billion seconds: Sometime on January 30, 1972
- Age in dog years: 332 dog years old using a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen breed
- Life path number and meaning: 6 – It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
- Western zodiac sign: Gemini ♊ (The Twins)
- Western zodiac element: Air
- Western zodiac sign quality: Mutable
- Western zodiac ruling planet: Mercury – the planet of communication
- Western zodiac gemstone: Agate
- Eastern zodiac animal: Dragon
- Eastern zodiac element: Metal
- Modern birthstone: Emerald
- Mystical birthstone: Sapphire (based on Tibetan origin)
- Birth flower: Lily of the Valley for purity
- Best compatible birthday: May 15, 1941 (+111)
- Worst compatible birthday: January 3, 1954 (-103)
- 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: January 16, 1915 – Leslie H. Martinson, American director, producer, and screenwriter; January 20, 1945 – Eric Stewart, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer; January 10, 1927 – Johnnie Ray, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1990).
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