October 9, 1940

October 9, 1940, was a Wednesday. It was 83 years, 6 months, and 5 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on October 9, 1940

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 30,503 days ago. Approximately 1,017 months have passed. It was the 283rd day of 1940, in week 41. The decade was the 1940s. People who were born on October 9, 1940, are now 83 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. 1940 was a leap year, which means that it had an extra day in February. The Earth has experienced 339 seasons of weather since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

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

  • World War II.

    World War II

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

Personality traits

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

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 9, 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 9, 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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in October 1940

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1940

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on October 9, 1940?

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 9, 1946, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne

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

David Cameron

David Cameron

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

Eddie Guerrero

Eddie Guerrero

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

Yaki Kadafi

Yaki Kadafi

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

Nicky Byrne

Nicky Byrne

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

Tyler James Williams

Tyler James Williams

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

George Kittle

George Kittle

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

Bella Hadid

Bella Hadid

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


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 9, 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 9, 1940 was most likely conceived around January 17, 1940.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 9, 1940 is close to July 2, 1941.

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Stats for October 9, 1940


Here are some interesting statistics about October 9, 1940:

  • 30,503 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,357 weeks have passed.
  • 2,635,459,200 seconds have passed since October 9, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,074,702,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,359,896,947,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 439,243,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 226,649,491 steps. That's roughly 100,733 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,625,510 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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