December 1st, 1940

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

82 years, 9 months, and 21 days have passed since December 1st, 1940.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.


Born on December 1st, 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 December 1st, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 82 years, 9 months, and 21 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: People born on December 1st, 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 December 1st, 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 December 1st, 1940, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1940 was the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 1st, 1940 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on December 1st, 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 December 1st, 1946, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 1st.

Woody Allen

Born on December 1st, 1935
He turned 5 on this day in 1940.

Bette Midler

Born on December 1st, 1945
She was born exactly 5 years after this date.

Pablo Escobar

Colombian drug lord. Deceased
Born on December 1st, 1949
He was born exactly 9 years after this date.

Sarah Silverman

Born on December 1st, 1970
She was born exactly 30 years after this date.

Philip DeFranco

Born on December 1st, 1985
He was born exactly 45 years after this date.

Natasha O'Keeffe

Born on December 1st, 1986
She was born exactly 46 years after this date.

Andrew Tate

Internet personality.
Born on December 1st, 1986
He was born exactly 46 years after this date.

Zoë Kravitz

Born on December 1st, 1988
She was born exactly 48 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on December 1st, 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 December 1st, 1940 was most likely conceived around March 10th, 1940.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 1st, 1940 is close to August 24th, 1941.

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Stats for December 1st, 1940

Time difference & statistics.

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

  • 30,245 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,320 weeks have passed.
  • 2,613,168,000 seconds have passed since December 1st, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,048,696,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,348,394,688,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 435,528,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 224,732,448 steps. That's roughly 99,881 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,358,016 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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