April 25th, 1940.

April 25th, 1940, was a Thursday. It was day 116 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

81 years, 2 months and 29 days have passed since April 25th, 1940.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Born on April 25th, 1940.

People who were born on this exact date.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 25th, 1940.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

    World War II was raging on during this period of time.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 81 years, 2 months and 29 days have passed since April 25th, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 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 April 25th, 1940, will be 81 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1940 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 25th, 1940.

  • This date: April 25th, 1940
  • May 10th, 1940: Winston Churchill becomes the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • May 10th, 1940: World War II: Germany invades France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.
  • May 15th, 1940: American fast food company McDonald's is founded.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 25th, 1940, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 25th, 1940 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Kid's TV shows on April 25th, 1940.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1940.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1940.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out April 25th, 1946 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 25th.

Oliver Cromwell

English political leader. Deceased
Born on April 25th, 1599
He was not alive on this date.

Johan Cruyff

Dutch soccer player. Deceased
Born on April 25th, 1947
He was born exactly 7 years after this date.

David Moyes

Soccer manager.
Born on April 25th, 1963
He was born exactly 23 years after this date.

Renée Zellweger

Born on April 25th, 1969
She was born exactly 29 years after this date.

Raphaël Varane

Soccer player.
Born on April 25th, 1993
He was born exactly 53 years after this date.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 25th of April.

  • Anzac Day (New Zealand)

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on April 25th, 1940.

UK Prime Minister.

Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 25th, 1940.

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 25th, 1940 was most likely conceived around the 17th of July, 1939.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 25th, 1940 is close to the 2nd of February, 1941.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 25th, 1940.

  • A total of 29,675 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,239 weeks have passed.
  • 2,563,920,000 seconds have passed since the April 25th, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,991,240,000 times.
  • Since April 25th, 1940, the earth has travelled approximately 1,322,982,720,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 427,320,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 220,497,120 steps. That's about 97,999 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,767,040 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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