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May 31, 1940 was a Friday and it was the 152nd 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 Wednesday. Next year it will be Thursday and two years from now it will be Friday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 247 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,242 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 956 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 5 at 18:41:00 GMT – Thursday.
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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.
- 1916Bert Haanstra
- 1925Julian Beck
- 1947Junior Campbell
- 1950Jean Chalopin
- 1963Wesley Willis
- 1972Archie Panjabi
- 1980Mika Katsumura
- 1985Navene Koperweis
- 1989Katherine Connors
- 1989Pablo Alborán
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for May 31.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on May 31.
- 1557Feodor I of Russia (d. 1598)
- 1732Count Hieronymus von Colloredo, Austrian archbishop (d. 1812)
- 1949Nancy Shade, American soprano and actress
- 1953Linda Riordan, English politician
- 1954Vicki Sue Robinson, American actress and singer (d. 2000)
- 1960Peter Winterbottom, English rugby player
- 1964Stéphane Caristan, French hurdler and coach
- 1983Dustin Wells, New Zealand footballer
- 1988Hope Partlow, American singer
- 1989Pablo Alborán, Spanish singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for May 31.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1279 BCRamesses II (The Great) (19th dynasty) becomes pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
- 1578Martin Frobisher sails from Harwich in England to Frobisher Bay in Canada, eventually to mine fool’s gold, used to pave streets in London.
- 1790The United States enacts its first copyright statute, the Copyright Act of 1790.
- 1805French and Spanish forces begin the assault against British forces occupying Diamond Rock.
- 1862American Civil War Peninsula Campaign: Battle of Seven Pines or (Battle of Fair Oaks): Confederate forces under Joseph E. Johnston & G.W. Smith engage Union forces under George B. McClellan outside Richmond, Virginia.
- 1935A 7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta in modern-day Pakistan killing 40,000.
- 1941Anglo-Iraqi War: The United Kingdom completes the re-occupation of Iraq and returns 'Abd al-Ilah to power as regent for Faisal II.
- 1973The United States Senate votes to cut off funding for the bombing of Khmer Rouge targets within Cambodia, hastening the end of the Cambodian Civil War.
- 1981The burning of Jaffna library in Sri Lanka. It is one of the violent examples of ethnic biblioclasm of the twentieth century.
- 1985United States–Canada tornado outbreak: Forty-one tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario, leaving 76 dead.
View the complete list of historical events for May 31.
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Your birthday numbers 5, 31 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Bernd Herzsprung, Uki Satake, Michael Sheen, Patrika Darbo, Eva Amaral, Nanette Workman, Richard Coogan, Eunhyuk, Mark Brydon, Mark Lenard.
The zodiac sign of a person born on May 31 is Gemini ♊. 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 May 31, 1940.
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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 ‘Friday’ is emerald.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 15, 1957 – Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor; July 23, 1961 – Martin Gore, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Depeche Mode and VCMG); February 6, 1987 – Luisa Värk, Estonian singer.
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