- Is it good luck to die on your birthday?
- How common is it for someone to die on their birthday?
- What does the Bible say about dying on your birthday?
- Is it bad to die on your birthday?
- What day are you most likely to die on?
- Has anyone died on their birthday?
- Who has died on their birthday?
- What’s it called when you die on your birthday?
Besides the cards, cake, candles, and gifts, there might be one more unexpected surprise in store for you on your birthday — a higher risk of dying. A new study suggests that men and women are 14 percent more likely to die on their birthday than any other day of the year.
“Birthdays are deadly,” according to the Daily Mail, which added that we are 14% more likely to die on that day. The news is based on a Swiss study that set out to determine the relationship between the day of our birth and the day of our death by analysing the death records of more than two million people.
Ecclesiastes 7:1 -2, “A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men: and the living will lay it to his heart.”
A similar study among 12,275,033 Swiss found the highest mortality on the actual birthday (17% greater than the expected value), and the effect was largest for those over 80, another study on Swiss data found a 13.8% excess and was able to link this to specific causes: heart attack and stroke (predominant in women) and
6 JanuaryThe most popular day to die is 6 January, according to new research from after life services website Beyond. Since 2005, more people have died on the sixth day of the new calendar year than on any other, at an average of 1,732 – 25 percent more than the overall daily average of 1,387 deaths per day.
A number of well-known folks have died on their birthdays. George Francis Barnes (a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly), the Prohibition-era gangster, died in prison of a heart attack on July 18, 1954, his 59th birthday. Early jazz saxophonist Sidney Bechet died of lung cancer on May 14, 1959, his 62nd birthday.
12 People Who Died on Their BirthdaysINGRID BERGMAN. Oscar-winning Casablanca star Ingrid Bergman was born on August 29, 1915, in Stockholm, Sweden.WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Hulton Archive/Getty Images. WALTER DIEMER. BETTY FRIEDAN. GEORGE “MACHINE GUN” KELLY. LEVI P. JOHNNY LONGDEN. SIDNEY BECHET.
Is There a Name for Dying on Your Birthday? There appears to be only one term for dying on your birthday that has been invented at this time, “birthday-perisher.” In a 2012 Time Magazine article, writer Anoosh Chakelian used the term “birthday-perisher” to describe people who died on their birthday.