30 Birthday Curiosities: From Surprising Traditions to Fascinating Statistics


26Lombardi's Pizza

Lombardi's Pizza

Lombardi's Pizza, the first pizzeria in the US opened in 1905 and still runs to this day. It even offered $0.05 Pizzas for its 100th Birthday.

27. American actress Doris Day believed she was born in 1924 until her 95th birthday when the Associated Press found a birth certificate with the year 1922 on it.

28. Louis Armstrong changed his birthday to July 4th, 1900 in order to make himself appear more patriotic to his fans.

29. On June 12, 1942, Anne Frank received an autograph book from her father for her 13th birthday. That book became her diary.

30. Two-thirds of the way between your 31st and 32nd birthdays, you will turn one billion seconds old.