October 23rd, 1940

October 23rd, 1940, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 297 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

79 years, 9 months and 21 days have passed since October 23rd, 1940.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Pele: Brazilian soccer player.


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on October 23rd, 1940.

  • World War II

    During this period of time (01 Sep 1939 to 02 Sep 1945), the Second World War was raging on.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 79 years, 9 months and 21 days have passed since October 23rd, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 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 October 23rd, 1940, will be 79 years of age.
  • People born in 1940 belong to the "Silent Generation" generation.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 23rd, 1940, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 23rd, 1940 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

1940 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1940.

"Looney Tunes"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on October 23rd, 1940.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 23rd, 1940 was probably conceived around the 14th of January, 1940. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 23rd, 1940 is the 2nd of August, 1941. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 23rd, 1940.

  • 29,149 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,518,473,600 seconds have passed since the October 23rd, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,938,219,200 times.
  • Since October 23rd, 1940, earth has travelled approximately 1,299,532,377,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 419,745,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 216,588,730 steps. That's about 96,262 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,221,683 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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