Friday May 10, 1940
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

May 10, 1940: Day of the Week

May 10, 1940 was the 131st day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 235 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 83 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $29,520.00 today.

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Here’s the May 1940 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1940 calendar.

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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 10, 1940 Historical Event(s)

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World War II: Germany invades Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
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World War II: Invasion of Iceland by the United Kingdom.
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World War II: The first German bombs of the war fall on England at Chilham and Petham, in Kent.
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World War II: Winston Churchill is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Who was born on May 10, 1940?

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Wayne A. Downing, retired United States Army general

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