December 1st, 1940

December 1st, 1940, fell on a Sunday. It was day 336 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

79 years, 8 months and 6 days have passed since December 1st, 1940.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Richard Pryor: Comedian.


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 December 1st, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 79 years, 8 months and 6 days have passed since December 1st, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 48 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 December 1st, 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 December 1st, 1940, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 1st, 1940 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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 1st of December:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on December 1st, 1940.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 1st, 1940 was probably conceived around the 22nd of February, 1940. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 1st, 1940 is the 10th of September, 1941. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 1st, 1940.

  • 29,104 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,514,585,600 seconds have passed since the December 1st, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,933,683,200 times.
  • Since December 1st, 1940, earth has travelled approximately 1,297,526,169,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 419,097,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 216,254,362 steps. That's about 96,113 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,175,027 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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