January 5, 1940: Day of the Week
January 5, 1940 was the 5th day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 361 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
A person born on this day will be 79 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $7,018.00 today.
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Here’s the January 1940 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1940 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rabbit is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 5, 1940 Historical Event(s)
- 1940FM radio is demonstrated to the Federal Communications Commission for the first time.
Who were born on January 5, 1940?
- 1940Athol Guy, Australian singer (The Seekers)
- 1940Michael O'Donoghue, American writer (d. 1994)
- 1940Sir Michael Rose, British military officer
- 1940Yuri Ershov, Russian mathematician
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