Examples from the Web for birthday
They had three years together before Ziad left to do his compulsory military service, leaving on her birthday, April 4, 2001.
As a result, while Newton was born on December 25, 1642 in England, his birthday was January 4, 1643 everywhere else.Neil deGrasse Tyson Trolls Christians on Christmas|Ben Jacobs|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Spaniard by birth, Victor Serna left home shy of his 14th birthday and entered the monastery to become a Marist brother.
Recently a woman successfully crowdfunded to pay off a $360 trip taken on her 26th birthday.
So, happy 20th birthday to this proudly silly fashion classic.Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress|Tim Teeman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The preface to the third edition also bears the date of his birthday.
Angelina Braid, on the morning of her third birthday, woke very early.The Golden Scarecrow|Hugh Walpole
Her birthday was the third of last month and she was sixty-two.L'Assommoir|Emile Zola
It was Mrs Kedge's birthday, when her family always dined with her at her old-fashioned hour of five.The Pillars of the House, Vol. II (of 2)|Charlotte M. Yonge
She was desirous of completing it before the next morning, which was that of her aunt's birthday.Thomas Wingfold, Curate|George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for birthday
- an anniversary of the day of one's birth
- (as modifier)birthday present
Word Origin and History for birthday
late 14c., from Old English byrddæg, "anniversary celebration of someone's birth" (at first usually a king or saint); see birth (n.) + day. Meaning "day on which one is born" is from 1570s. Birthnight is attested from 1620s.