October 14th, 1940

October 14th, 1940, was a Monday. It was Day 288 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

82 years, 7 months, and 22 days have passed since October 14th, 1940.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on October 14th, 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 14th, 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 22 days have passed since October 14th, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 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 14th, 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 14th, 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 14th, 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 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 14th, 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 14th, 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 14th, 1946, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 14th.

Eamon de Valera

Irish revolutionary leader. Deceased
Born on October 14th, 1882
He turned 58 on this day in 1940.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

US President. Deceased
Born on October 14th, 1890
He turned 50 on this day in 1940.

Roger Moore

English actor. Deceased
Born on October 14th, 1927
He turned 13 on this day in 1940.

George Floyd

Murder victim. Deceased
Born on October 14th, 1973
He was born exactly 33 years after this date.


Born on October 14th, 1978
He was born exactly 38 years after this date.

Stacy Keibler

Born on October 14th, 1979
She was born exactly 39 years after this date.

Rowan Blanchard

Born on October 14th, 2001
She was born exactly 61 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of October.

  • Thanksgiving (Canada)
  • Columbus Day (USA)

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 14th, 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 14th, 1940 was most likely conceived around January 22nd, 1940.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 14th, 1940 is close to July 7th, 1941.

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Stats for October 14th, 1940

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 14th, 1940.

  • A total of 30,184 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,312 weeks have passed.
  • 2,607,897,600 seconds have passed since the October 14th, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,042,547,200 times.
  • Since October 14th, 1940, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,345,675,161,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 434,649,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 224,279,194 steps. That's about 99,680 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,294,771 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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