May 24, 1940: Day of the Week
May 24, 1940 was the 145th day of the year 1940 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 221 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 80 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,413.90 today.
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Here’s the May 1940 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1940 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini 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.
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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 24, 1940 Historical Event(s)
- 1940Igor Sikorsky performs the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight.
Who was born on May 24, 1940?
- 1940Joseph Brodsky, Russian-born poet, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
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