7th of July, 1940

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 7th of July, 1940, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Born on this exact date: Ringo Starr: Drummer.
  • Decade: 1940s.
  • 79 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since the 7th of July, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1940.
  • Day 189 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 Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of July, 1940 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th of July, 1940, will be 79 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-07-1940 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1940-07-07. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19400707" 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 7th of July, 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 7th of July, 1940.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of July, 1940 was probably conceived around the 28th of September, 1939. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of July, 1940 is the 16th of April, 1941. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

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Celebrity Birthdays

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of July, 1940.

  • 28,865 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,493,936,000 seconds have passed since the 7th of July, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,909,592,000 times.
  • Since the 7th of July, 1940, earth has travelled approximately 1,286,870,976,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 415,656,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 214,478,496 steps. That's about 95,324 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,927,232 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.


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