The most common month overall for birthdays is September followed closely by August and July. Specifically, September 16th is the most common birthday in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, however, the most common month for births over the past several years has been August.
The most common birth months correspond to conception taking place during the holiday season as well as during winter, suggesting that both festive moods and winter blahs may be responsible for the majority of births. The month with the least amount of births January, suggesting that late spring is not traditionally a time when people are focused on starting or expanding a family.Learn More
According to an article published by the New York Post, a woman named Leandra Becerra Lumbreras is unofficially recognized as the oldest living human being in the world, living to the age of 127 as of August 31, 2014. Her claim is supported by being able to recite accounts of events that she took part in 100 years ago, such as being a female soldier in the Mexican Revolution.Full Answer >
As of September 2014, there are 7.25 billion people in the world. The population of the world is currently growing at a rate of 1.4 percent per year, which translates to an estimated 80 million people a year.Full Answer >
On August 15, 1945, Japan surrendered to the Allied Powers, and Japanese officials signed the surrender documents on September 2, 1945, ending the war. The Japanese boarded the USS Missouri, a United States battleship, to sign the surrender documents.Full Answer >
Both opal and tourmaline are traditional birthstones for the astrological sign Libra, which falls from August 23 to September 22. Both gems display a variety of colors.Full Answer >