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Is there an easy way to view birthdays that occurred in the recent past on Facebook? Right now, the only method I know of is to scan forward to next year, minus a day.

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Scroll back through the News Feed and look for messages that say "Thank you, everyone, for the wonderful birthday wishes!" –  Kyralessa Oct 17 '10 at 14:26

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you can use link address to go to view birthdays that occurred in the recent past on Facebook. http://facebook.com/?sk=bd&s=-1

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You win three internets! –  hookedonwinter Apr 12 '11 at 14:48

To see Facebook Birthdays go to Events and select Birthdays where the link is

https://www.facebook.com/events/birthdays/

Or on the homepage on the right you should see Birthday on the right of the homepage

On arriving on this page you should have birthdays separated by

  • Today
  • This week
  • This month

Scroll to the bottom, there you will see you are given two options

Past Events · Export Birthdays

But in fact, there are four options.

Two options with two subtle options

You see the (left) and (right) arrows?

The left ▶ arrow should take you go back to the previous section of the current month as well as the preceding month.

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Seems like the only way to check the recent past, is to go to the future. Navigate to the last page and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Sadly this is the only answer. I suggested to FB that they allow going back a week too... –  hookedonwinter Oct 27 '10 at 22:02

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