8th of August, 1937

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of August, 1937, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Born on this exact date: Dustin Hoffman: Actor.
  • Decade: 1930s.
  • 81 years, 8 months and 17 days have passed since the 8th of August, 1937.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1937.
  • Day 220 of 1937.
  • Leap Year: 1937 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1937 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of August, 1937 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of August, 1937, will be 81 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-08-1937 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1937-08-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19370808" are easier to sort.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of August:

  • Peace Festival

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 8th of August, 1937.

  • The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression occurs throughout the 1930s.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on the 8th of August, 1937.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of August, 1937 was probably conceived around the 29th of October, 1936. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of August, 1937 is the 18th of May, 1938. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 8th of August:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of August:

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of August, 1937. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of August, 1937.

  • 29,845 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,578,608,000 seconds have passed since the 8th of August, 1937.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,008,376,000 times.
  • Since the 8th of August, 1937, earth has travelled approximately 1,330,561,728,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 429,768,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 221,760,288 steps. That's about 98,560 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,943,296 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Sunday" in other languages is:

  • German: Sonntag.
  • French: Dimanche.
  • Italian: Domenica.
  • Spanish: Domingo.
  • Portuguese: Domingo.


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