May 17, 1940: Day of the Week
May 17, 1940 was the 138th day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 228 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
A person born on this day will be 77 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $270.38 today. That is, assuming this person is still alive and kicking.
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Here’s the May 1940 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1940 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
May 17, 1940 Historical Event(s)
- 1940World War II: Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium.
- 1940World War II: the old city centre of the Dutch town of Middelburg is bombed by the German Luftwaffe, to force the surrender of the Dutch armies in Zeeland.
Who were born on May 17, 1940?
- 1940Alan Kay, American computer scientist
- 1940Reynato Puno, Filipino Supreme Court Chief Justice
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