February 23rd, 1940

February 23rd, 1940, fell on a Friday. It was day 54 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

81 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since February 23rd, 1940.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 23rd, 1940:

  • The animated film "Pinocchio" is released by Walt Disney.


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 February 23rd, 1940.

  • World War II

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 81 years, 0 months and 2 days have passed since February 23rd, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 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).
  • Age: Anyone born on February 23rd, 1940, will be 81 years of age.
  • People born in 1940 belong to the "Silent Generation" generation.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 23rd, 1940, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 23rd, 1940 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

1940 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1940.

  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of February:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of February:

  • Defender of the Fatherland Day (Russia)

US President

Who was the US President on February 23rd, 1940?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 23rd, 1940?

  • Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 23rd, 1940 was probably conceived around the 16th of May, 1939. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 23rd, 1940 is the 2nd of December, 1940. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 23rd, 1940.

  • 29,588 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,556,403,200 seconds have passed since the February 23rd, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,982,470,400 times.
  • Since February 23rd, 1940, earth has travelled approximately 1,319,104,051,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 426,067,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 219,850,675 steps. That's about 97,711 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,676,838 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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