April 17, 1940: Day of the Week
April 17, 1940 was the 108th day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 258 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 83 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $7,345.00 today.
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Here’s the April 1940 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1940 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal 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).
Who were born on April 17, 1940?
- 1940Anja Silja, German soprano
- 1940Billy Fury, British singer (d. 1983)
- 1940John McCririck, English television horse racing pundit
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