April 9, 1971

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Friday, April 9, 1971:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Thursday
🎂 How many days until my birthday ›

Countdown time to your next birthday:


🍿 Number one movie › Fiddler on the Roof
🎮 Number one video game › The Oregon Trail
🎵 Number one song › "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" by The Temptations

🐖 Chinese Zodiac › Pig
☀️ Sun Sign › Aries
🔥 Zodiac Element › Fire
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Mars ♂
🐼 Spirit Animal › Hawk

🔢 Life Path Number › 4
🌼 Birth flower › Sweet Pea/Daisy
🪨 Birthstone › Diamond
📅 Lucky day › Tuesday
Power Color › Red

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $0.36





🏛️ President of United States ›
🌎 World population › 3,775,790,900 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 31,041,600,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 474,936,480 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,234,995,200 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,259,368,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 391,124,160 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on December 16, 2002.


What happened on my birthday

1483
Edward V (aged 12) succeeds his father Edward IV as king of England. He is never crowned, and disappears presumed murdered, after incarceration in the Tower of London with his younger brother Richard (the "Princes in the Tower").

1731
British mariner Robert Jenkins' ear cut off by Spanish Guarde Costa in the Caribbean, later catalyst for war between Britain & Spain.

1768
John Hancock refuses to allow two British customs agents to go below deck of his ship, considered by some to be the first act of physical resistance to British authority in the colonies.

1865
Confederate General Robert E. Lee and 26,765 troops surrender at Appomattox Court House to US Lieutenant General Ulysses S Grant (US Civil War).

1869
Hudson Bay Company cedes its territory to Canada.

1992
John Major elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after his Conservative Party wins the most votes in British electoral history.

2003
Baghdad falls to U.S. forces ending the invasion of Iraqi but resulting in widespread looting.


Famous people with my birthday

1933
Gian Maria Volontè, Italian actor (Fistful of Dollars)

1982
Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor (Man Seeking Woman)

1937
Marty Krofft, Canadian puppeteer and television producer - with his brother Sid (H.R. Pufnstuf; Land of the Lost; Sigmund and the Sea Monsters; Donny & Marie)

1975
David Gordon Green, American filmmaker (George Washington)

1963
Joe Scarborough, American television personality

1984
Linda Chung, Chinese-Canadian actress and singer

1970
Josh Todd [Gruber], American musician, singer (Buckcherry), and actor

1986
Leighton Meester, American actress (Gossip Girl-Blair Waldorf)


Holidays on Friday, April 9th

National Name Yourself Day
National Name Yourself Day, celebrated on April 9, encourages people to choose a new name for a day, exploring the idea that our names can influence our personality and how others perceive us, inspired by the "Dorian Gray effect" from Oscar Wilde's novel where a character's appearance changes based on his actions and morality.

Appomattox Day
Appomattox Day, observed every April 9th in the United States, marks the end of the Civil War in 1865 when General Lee surrendered to General Grant, effectively ending the conflict.

National Chinese Almond Cookie Day
National Chinese Almond Cookie Day, celebrated on April 9, is a day to enjoy crunchy, almond-flavored cookies that are believed to bring good luck, often made with special designs and traditionally associated with Chinese New Year.

Jumbo Day
Jumbo Day celebrates the life of Jumbo the Elephant, a famous 19th-century African elephant, whose name became synonymous with "huge" and has influenced popular culture since his time.

National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day
National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day, celebrated on April 9 alongside Easter, is a day to enjoy a delicious meal of roasted ham topped with pineapple, taking advantage of the season's best pineapples and Easter's tradition of serving ham.

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