October 9th, 1940.

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

81 years, 10 months and 2 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, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on October 9th, 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, 10 months and 2 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: A person born on October 9th, 1940 will be 81 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1940 belong to the Silent Generation generation.
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: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

Personality traits.

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

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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 from 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.

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.


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 on October 9th, 1940.


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 29,891 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,270 weeks have passed.
  • 2,582,582,400 seconds have passed since the October 9th, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,013,012,800 times.
  • Since October 9th, 1940, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,332,612,518,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 430,430,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 222,102,086 steps. That's about 98,712 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,990,989 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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