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December 21st, 1940.

December 21st, 1940, was a Saturday. It was day 356 of 1940. The decade was the 1940s.

80 years, 7 months and 3 days have passed since December 21st, 1940.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

Born on December 21st, 1940.

People who were born on this exact date.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 21st, 1940.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

    World War II was raging on during this period of time.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 80 years, 7 months and 3 days have passed since December 21st, 1940.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 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 21st, 1940, will be 80 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1940 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 1940.

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

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21st, 1940, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Sagittarius is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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 21st, 1940 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Kid's TV shows on December 21st, 1940.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1940.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out December 21st, 1946 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Jane Fonda

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

Samuel L. Jackson

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

Ray Romano

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

Kiefer Sutherland

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

Emmanuel Macron

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

The King of Random

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

Ben Chilwell

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

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on December 21st, 1940.

UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 21st, 1940.

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 21st, 1940 was most likely conceived around the 13th of March, 1940.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 1940 is close to the 30th of September, 1941.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 1940.

  • A total of 29,435 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,205 weeks have passed.
  • 2,543,184,000 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 1940.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,967,048,000 times.
  • Since December 21st, 1940, the earth has travelled approximately 1,312,282,944,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 423,864,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 218,713,824 steps. That's about 97,206 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,518,208 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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