Today is my sister-in-law’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Elizabeth! She’s a remarkable woman that has joined our family a couple years ago. She is such a joy to our family, we love her.
It is also the birthday to about 968,000 living Americans! There is a pretty good chance that you know someone who is celebrating their birthday today – go ahead and check! According to a 2011 report, there are 12,576 babies born annually on October 5th.
The 2001 report claims approximately 968,000 living Americans entered the world on that date. That is 12,576 people daily. Today, October 5th is the most popular birthday in America. What is so special about today’s date? If you do the math, you’ll see that it’s about 9 months from New Year’s Eve. To be born on this date, a baby would most likely have been conceived on New Year’s Eve.