December 1, 1940

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

83 years, 3 months, and 4 days have passed since December 1, 1940.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.


Born on December 1, 1940

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 30,410 days ago. Approximately 1,014 months have passed. It was the 336th day of 1940, in week 48. The decade was the 1940s. There were only 30 days left in the year. People who were born on December 1, 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 338 seasons of weather since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 1, 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 December 1, 1940.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 1, 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 1, 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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in December 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 December 1, 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 December 1, 1946, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Woody Allen

Woody Allen

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

Bette Midler

Bette Midler

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

Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar

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

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman

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

Philip DeFranco

Philip DeFranco

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

Natasha O'Keeffe

Natasha O'Keeffe

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

Andrew Tate

Andrew Tate

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

Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz

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


US President

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

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Stats for December 1, 1940


Here are some interesting statistics about December 1, 1940:

  • 30,410 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,344 weeks have passed.
  • 2,627,427,600 seconds have passed since December 1, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,065,332,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,355,752,641,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 437,904,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 225,958,774 steps. That's roughly 100,426 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,529,131 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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