January 4th, 1940 was a Thursday.



People born on January 4th, 1940 turned 81 this year (2021).


Capricorn (The Sea-Goat)

December 22nd, 1939 - January 20th, 1940

Wow, over 29,000 days old!

Why not celebrate an alternative birthday? In 400 days, exactly on February 22nd, 2022, people who were born on January 4th, 1940 will be 30,000 days old!

29,600 Days

4,229 Weeks

972 Months

Age in days, hours & seconds


Born on January 4th, 1940: When to retire?

Birth 20 67 80
Childhood & Education 20 Years Work 47 Years Retirement 13 Years

Please adjust life expectancy

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Age at start of work
Retirement age
Life expectancy


... of famous people, actors, celebrities and stars on January 4th

Born on January 4th, 1940

81 Years
Gao Xingjian
Chinese novelist and playwright
*January 4th, 1940, Ganxian District

Gao Xingjian was born on January 4th, 1940 in Ganxian District (District in Ganzhou) and is now 81 years old.

81 Years
Helmut Jahn
German architect
*January 4th, 1940, Zirndorf

Helmut Jahn was born on January 4th, 1940 in Zirndorf (town in Bavaria, Germany) and is now 81 years old.

49 Years
Anthony 'Scooter' Teague
American actor (1940-1989)
*January 4th, 1940, Jacksboro June 2nd, 1989, Ashland

Anthony 'Scooter' Teague was born on January 4th, 1940 in Jacksboro (city in Texas, USA) and died on June 2nd, 1989, at the age of 49, in Ashland (city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States).

Who's birthday is on January 4th?

Li Lingwei (57)

badminton player

*January 4th, 1964, Lishui
Isaac Newton (84)

British physicist and mathematician

*December 25th, 1642, Woolsthorpe Manor March 31st, 1727, Kensington
Pierre Laborie (81)

Academic French historian

*January 4th, 1936, Bagnac-sur-Célé May 16th, 2017, Cahors
Toni Kroos (31)

German association football player

*January 4th, 1990, Greifswald
Louis Braille (43)

inventor of braille, a system of reading and writing used by people who are blind or visually impaired

*January 4th, 1809, Maison Louis Braille January 6th, 1852, Paris

Same year: Born in 1940

10 Mar
Lorns Skjemstad (80)

Norwegian cross-country skier

*March 10th, 1940, Inderøy
6 Jul
Jeannie Seely (80)

American singer

*July 6th, 1940, Titusville
12 Mar
Al Jarreau (76)

American jazz and pop musician

*March 12th, 1940, Milwaukee February 12th, 2017, Los Angeles
20 Jan
Jana Brejchová (80)

Czech actress

*January 20th, 1940, Prague
22 Jan
Herbert Thaler (80)

Austrian luger

*January 22nd, 1940, Imst

Birthdays of famous people

Date as a Roman numeral / digit




M = 1000CM = 900XL = 40IV = 4I = 1

Future birthdays

Leap year

Yes: 1940 is a leap year, therefore has a 29th of February with an additional leap day and a total of 366 days (instead of the usual 365 days in a normal year).

January 1940

January 1940

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1 1234567
2 891011121314
3 15161718192021
4 22232425262728
5 293031