Saturday August 24th, 1940
August Twenty-Fourth, Nineteen Forty

How old am I if I was born on August 24, 1940?


Years Months Days Hours Minutes

Date Facts:

  • August 24, 1940 was a Saturday
  • Zodiac Sign for this date is: Virgo
  • This date was 29,287 days ago
  • August 24th 2021 is on a Tuesday
  • Someone born on this date is 80 years old
  • If you were born on this date:

  • You've slept for 9,762 days or 27 years!
  • Your next birthday is 298 days away
  • You've been alive for 702,888 hours
  • You were born on a Saturday in late August
  • You are 42,173,280 minutes old
  • Your next birthday is on a Tuesday

  • Most popular baby names of 1940 ranked:

    Rank Name
    1. James
    2. Robert
    3. John
    4. William
    5. Richard
    6. Charles
    7. David
    Rank Name
    1. Barbara
    2. Patricia
    3. Judith
    4. Betty
    5. Carol
    6. Nancy
    7. Linda

    How popular is your name? Search to find out!


    Celebrities Birthdays:
    August 24th

    You Share a birthday with over 32 other celebrities and/or famous people! Click Here to view our complete list. Who do you share a birthday with?

    Peridot: Birthstone for August 24th, 1940

    Stone:

    Energies:

    Healing
    Rejuvenation

    High Value:
    $300 Per Carat
    Low Value:
    $60 Per Carat

    Click Here To learn more about August Birthstones

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    Peridot, the birthstone of August, is a soft, lime green gem stone. Often associated with peace, good fortune and happiness, this gemstone primarily come from Egypt and was often worn by the ancient Pharaohs. Also know as the 'Gem of the sun', the Peridot makes for an ideal 16th anniversary gift and for good reason. With the ability to ward off Evil and nightmares, while also bestowing peace, loyalty, and commitment to ones love life.

    Traditionally a lime green color, the Peridot mixes very well with platinum's and silvers. The stone belongs to the Forsterite-Fayalite mineral group, which means its color comes from the composition of the mineral itself as opposed to impurities in which more other stones acquire their color. Due to this, the stone is purely one color, and only varies with slightly different shades of green, and sometime with a hint of yellow.

    1940 - the Silent Generation:

    Age Range:

    76-97 years old

    Attributes:

    The silent Gen were born into a fortunate time period associated with wealth, and high eduaction.

    the Silent Generation Summary:

    Contrary to their name, the Silent Generation tended to be very patriotic and ambitious. They were plagued with the Korean war, and economic instability following WWII

    Time Period:

    1923-1944

    Like to see more about Generations? Click here to go to our interactive generations table.


    Zodiac - Virgo:

    Symbol:

    Virgo Traits:

    Reliability
    Intelligence
    Modesty
    Reserved

    Virgo Summary:

    Virgos are always very open minded. They are constantly thinking, analyzing, and striving to better themselves

    Start Date:

    8-23

    End Date:

    9-22

    Click here to see more about Virgo


    1940-08-24: This day in History:

  • 0079-08-24 Mt. Vesuvius erupts; Pompeii & Herculaneum are buried
  • 1572-08-24 King Charles IX orders massacre of thousands of French Protestants
  • 1583-08-24 St. Bartholomew's Day
  • 1814-08-24 British sack Washington DC White House burned
  • 1869-08-24 the waffle iron is invented
  • 1909-08-24 Workers start pouring concrete for the Panama Canal
  • 1912-08-24 Territory of Alaska organized
  • 1932-08-24 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman AE Putnam
  • 1949-08-24 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) established
  • 1950-08-24 1st US Negro delegate to United Nations appointed - ES Sampson
  • 1956-08-24 1st non-stop transcontinental helicopter flight arrived Wash DC
  • 1960-08-24 temp. drops to -88ø (-127ø F) at Vostok Antarctica (world record)
  • 1964-08-24 2nd Mayor's Trophy Game Yanks beat Mets 6-4
  • 1972-08-24 8th Mayor's Trophy Game Yanks beat Mets 2-1
  • 1976-08-24 Soyuz 21 returns to Earth
  • 1989-08-24 Voyager 2 flies past Neptune

  • 8-24-1940 in
    Roman Numerals:

    VIII • XXIV • MCMXL


    What is 1940-08-24 converted to roman numerals? Above is the date 8-24-1940 converted into roman numerals.
    The above date is written in the traditional western/American style of writing dates. Formatted in the order of
    Month-Day-Year. If you prefer the European way of writing dates (Which is day-month-year) the roman numerals would be written XXIV • VIII • MCMXL.


    Next Birthday Countdown:

    Countdown timer for Aug 24, 2021:


    The above timer is a countdown clock for your next birthday! (Assuming you were born on 1940-08-24) This timer is automatically updated, and is accurate all the way up to the nearest second. Watch as your next birthday ticks closer and closer right before your eyes. If you were born on august-24-1940, your next birthday is only 298 days away.


    Your birthday is on August twenty-fourth, 1940. Being born in late-August says a lot about you. Your zodiac sign is virgo, your birth-stone is the Peridot, and your birth flower is the Gladiolus (both of which make great gifts for someone with this birthday). You are 80 years old, and were born in the middle of the Silent Generation. Which generation you are born into makes a huge impact on your life, click here to see our interactive table and learn more. You have been alive for 29287 days, or 702888 hours, or 42173280 minutes! Your next birthday which is in 2021, is on a Tuesday.

  • Birthstone: Peridot (great gift idea, see Peridot article)
  • Birthflower: Gladiolus
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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