December 21, 1940

December 21, 1940, was a Saturday. It was 83 years, 6 months, and 3 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.


Born on December 21, 1940

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 30,501 days ago. Approximately 1,017 months have passed. It was the 356th day of 1940, in week 51. The decade was the 1940s. The start of 1941 was just 10 days away. People who were born on December 21, 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. 339 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 21, 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 21, 1940.

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around December 21, 1940.

  • January 13, 1941: Irish novelist James Joyce dies at the age of 58 following an operation for an ulcer.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21, 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 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 21, 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

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on December 21, 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 21, 1946, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 21.

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda

Born on December 21, 1937
She turned 3 on this day in 1940.

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Born on December 21, 1948
He was born exactly 8 years after this date.

Jane Kaczmarek

Jane Kaczmarek

Born on December 21, 1955
She was born exactly 15 years after this date.

Ray Romano

Ray Romano

Born on December 21, 1957
He was born exactly 17 years after this date.

Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland

Born on December 21, 1966
He was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron

French president
Born on December 21, 1977
He was born exactly 37 years after this date.

The King of Random

The King of Random

Youtube personality Deceased
Born on December 21, 1980
He was born exactly 40 years after this date.

Steven Yeun

Steven Yeun

Born on December 21, 1983
He was born exactly 43 years after this date.

Kaitlyn Dever

Kaitlyn Dever

Born on December 21, 1996
She was born exactly 56 years after this date.

Ben Chilwell

Ben Chilwell

Soccer player
Born on December 21, 1996
He was born exactly 56 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on December 21, 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 21, 1940 was most likely conceived around March 30, 1940.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21, 1940 is close to September 13, 1941.

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Stats for December 21, 1940


Here are some interesting statistics about December 21, 1940:

  • 30,501 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,357 weeks have passed.
  • 2,635,286,400 seconds have passed since December 21, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,074,500,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,359,807,782,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 439,214,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 226,634,630 steps. That's roughly 100,727 miles.
  • 31,623,437 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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