21st of August, 1938

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 21st of August, 1938, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Born on this exact date: Kenny Rogers: Singer.
  • Decade: 1930s.
  • 80 years, 9 months and 29 days have passed since the 21st of August, 1938.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1938.
  • Day 233 of 1938.
  • Leap Year: 1938 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, 1938 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 21st of August, 1938 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 21st of August, 1938, will be 80 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-21-1938 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1938-08-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19380821" are easier to sort.

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 21st of August, 1938.

  • 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 21st of August, 1938.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 21st of August, 1938 was probably conceived around the 11th of November, 1937. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 21st of August, 1938 is the 31st of May, 1939. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

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Celebrity Birthdays

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 29,522 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,550,700,800 seconds have passed since the 21st of August, 1938.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,975,817,600 times.
  • Since the 21st of August, 1938, earth has travelled approximately 1,316,161,612,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 425,116,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 219,360,269 steps. That's about 97,493 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,608,410 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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