10th of May, 1940

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 10th of May, 1940, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: Germany invades France.
  • Decade: 1940s.
  • 77 years, 4 months and 14 days have passed since the 10th of May, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1940.
  • Day 131 of 1940.
  • Leap Year: 1940 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 10th of May, 1940 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 10th of May, 1940, will be 77 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-10-1940 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1940-05-10. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19400510" are easier to sort.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 10th of May, 1940.

  • World War II

    During this period of time (01 Sep 1939 to 02 Sep 1945), the Second World War was raging on.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on the 10th of May, 1940.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 10th of May, 1940 was probably conceived around the 1st of August, 1939. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 10th of May, 1940 is the 17th of February, 1941. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 10th of May:

Celebrity Birthdays

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 10th of May, 1940.

  • 28,257 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,441,404,800 seconds have passed since the 10th of May, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,848,305,600 times.
  • Since the 10th of May, 1940, earth has travelled approximately 1,259,764,876,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 406,900,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 209,960,813 steps. That's about 93,316 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,296,858 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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