21st of July, 1938

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 21st of July, 1938, fell on a Thursday.
  • Decade: 1930s.
  • 80 years, 7 months and 3 days have passed since the 21st of July, 1938.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1938.
  • Day 202 of 1938.
  • Leap Year: 1938 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1938 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of July, 1938 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of July, 1938, will be 80 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-21-1938 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1938-07-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19380721" are easier to sort.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on the 21st of July, 1938.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of July, 1938 was probably conceived around the 11th of October, 1937. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of July, 1938 is the 30th of April, 1939. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 21st of July:

  • 21st of July, 1969: Man steps on the moon for the first time (Apollo 11 Mission).
  • 21st of July, 1972: Bloody Friday: The Provisional IRA detonate 22 bombs in Northern Ireland.
  • 21st of July, 1976: The British Ambassador to Ireland, Christopher Ewart-Biggs, is assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • 21st of July, 2002: WorldCom files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 21st of July:

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 21st of July, 1938. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 21st of July, 1938.

  • 29,435 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,543,187,600 seconds have passed since the 21st of July, 1938.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,967,052,200 times.
  • Since the 21st of July, 1938, earth has travelled approximately 1,312,284,801,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 423,864,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 218,714,134 steps. That's about 97,206 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,518,251 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.


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