October 9th, 1940

October 9th, 1940, was a Wednesday. It was Day 283 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

82 years, 7 months, and 27 days have passed since October 9th, 1940.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on October 9th, 1940.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on October 9th, 1940.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

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



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 82 years, 7 months, and 27 days have passed since October 9th, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 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: People born on October 9th, 1940, are now 82 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1940 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on October 9th, 1940.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 9th, 1940, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 9th, 1940 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on October 9th, 1940.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1940.

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1940.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1940.

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out October 9th, 1946, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 9th.

Sharon Osbourne

Television personality.
Born on October 9th, 1952
She was born exactly 12 years after this date.

David Cameron

British Prime Minister.
Born on October 9th, 1966
He was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Eddie Guerrero

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on October 9th, 1967
He was born exactly 27 years after this date.

Yaki Kadafi

Rapper. Deceased
Born on October 9th, 1977
He was born exactly 37 years after this date.

Nicky Byrne

Born on October 9th, 1978
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.

Tyler James Williams

Born on October 9th, 1992
He was born exactly 52 years after this date.

George Kittle

NFL player.
Born on October 9th, 1993
He was born exactly 53 years after this date.

Bella Hadid

Born on October 9th, 1996
She was born exactly 56 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 9th, 1940.


UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 9th, 1940 was most likely conceived around January 17th, 1940.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 9th, 1940 is close to July 2nd, 1941.

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Stats for October 9th, 1940

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 9th, 1940.

  • A total of 30,189 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,312 weeks have passed.
  • 2,608,329,600 seconds have passed since the October 9th, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,043,051,200 times.
  • Since October 9th, 1940, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,345,898,073,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 434,721,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 224,316,346 steps. That's about 99,696 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,299,955 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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