Monday July 8th, 1940
July Eighth, Nineteen Forty

How old am I if I was born on July 8, 1940?

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Date Facts:

  • July 8, 1940 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign for this date is: Cancer
  • This date was 30,388 days ago
  • July 8th 2024 is on a Monday
  • Someone born on this date is 83 years old
  • If you were born on this date:

  • You've slept for 10,129 days or 28 years!
  • Your next birthday is 293 days away
  • You've been alive for 729,312 hours
  • You were born on a Monday in early July
  • You are 43,758,720 minutes old
  • Your next birthday is on a Monday

  • 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:
    July 8th

    You Share a birthday with over 27 other celebrities and/or famous people! Click Here to view our complete list. Who do you share a birthday with?

    Ruby: Birthstone for July 8th, 1940



    Hightened awarness

    High Value:
    $3000 Per Carat
    Low Value:
    $1000 Per Carat

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    Ruby, the birthstone of July, is an illustrious deep red stone. Ranging in color from blood read to flirty pink, this stone has captured the awe of on lookers since the dawn of time. Radiating energy and beauty, this stone is effective at increasing sexual desires and helps the wearer and their partner overcome sexual dysfunction. Ruby's name is derived from the Latin word 'Red'. The gemstone, although very rare, can be found in many places across the globe. Common deposits of the stone include USA, India, Mexico, Russia, Kenya and several other countries.

    Not only does the stone offer an other worldly beauty, it also radiates powerful energies which it accumulated during the stones creation. The stone is formed deep inside the earth with extreme heat and pressure. It slowly radiates these energies, giving the Wearer of the stone increased energy, heightened awareness, courage, and several more sensual energies.

    1940 - the Silent Generation:

    Age Range:

    79-100 years old


    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:


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    Zodiac - Cancer:


    Cancer Traits:


    Cancer Summary:

    A Cancer will seek out adventures yet also security. Marked with inconsistency, Cancers are very upredictable

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    Click here to see more about Cancer

    1940-07-08: This day in History:

  • 1663-07-08 King Charles II of England granted a charter to Rhode Island
  • 1709-07-08 Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes.
  • 1776-07-08 Col. John Nixon gave 1st public reading of Dec of Ind
  • 1777-07-08 Vt becomes 1st state abolishing slavery adopts male sufferage
  • 1796-07-08 1st American Passport issued by US State Dept
  • 1835-07-08 Liberty Bell cracks (again).
  • 1889-07-08 John L. Sullivan wins by KO in 75 rounds in last bareknuckle bout.
  • 1889-07-08 Vol 1 # 1 of "The Wall Street Journal" published
  • 1891-07-08 Future president Harding marries Florence K. DeWolfe in Marion Ohio
  • 1896-07-08 William Jennings Bryan 'cross of gold' speech at Dem convention
  • 1897-07-08 Harbor Hospital formally opens
  • 1905-07-08 Part of Angel Island allocated for Immigration Detention Center
  • 1907-07-08 Florenz Ziegfeld staged 1st `Follies' on NY Theater roof
  • 1909-07-08 1st pro baseball game (minor league) played under lights.
  • 1912-07-08 Pitcher Rube Marquard loses after winning 19 straight games
  • 1947-07-08 Demolition began in NYC for new permanent headquarters of UN
  • 1950-07-08 Leroy Deans awarded 1st Order of Purple Heart in Korea
  • 1950-07-08 Gen. Douglas MacArthur named commander-in-chief UN forces in Korea
  • 1959-07-08 Maj. Dale & Master Sgt Ovnand 1st American fatalities in Vietnam War
  • 1974-07-08 Yank Shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 innings
  • 1975-07-08 Pres Ford announced he'd seek Republican nomination for pres
  • 1977-07-08 Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hrs).
  • 1978-07-08 Pioneer-Venus 2 Multi-probe launched to Venus.

  • 7-8-1940 in
    Roman Numerals:


    What is 1940-07-08 converted to roman numerals? Above is the date 7-8-1940 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 VIII • VII • MCMXL.

    Next Birthday Countdown:

    Countdown timer for Jul 8, 2024:

    The above timer is a countdown clock for your next birthday! (Assuming you were born on 1940-07-08) 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 july-8-1940, your next birthday is only 293 days away.

    Your birthday is on July eighth, 1940. Being born in early-July says a lot about you. Your zodiac sign is cancer, your birth-stone is the Ruby, and your birth flower is the Delphinium (both of which make great gifts for someone with this birthday). You are 83 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 30388 days, or 729312 hours, or 43758720 minutes! Your next birthday which is in 2024, is on a Monday.

  • Birthstone: Ruby (great gift idea, see Ruby article)
  • Birthflower: Delphinium
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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