25th of May, 1939

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 25th of May, 1939, fell on a Thursday.
  • Born on this exact date: Ian McKellen: Actor.
  • Decade: 1930s.
  • 80 years, 1 months and 1 days have passed since the 25th of May, 1939.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1939.
  • Day 145 of 1939.
  • Leap Year: 1939 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1939 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 25th of May, 1939 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 25th of May, 1939, will be 80 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-25-1939 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1939-05-25. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19390525" 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 25th of May, 1939.

  • 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 25th of May, 1939.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 25th of May, 1939 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 1938. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of May, 1939 is the 3rd of March, 1940. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 25th of May:

Celebrity Birthdays

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 25th of May, 1939. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of May, 1939.

  • 29,252 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,527,372,800 seconds have passed since the 25th of May, 1939.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,948,601,600 times.
  • Since the 25th of May, 1939, earth has travelled approximately 1,304,124,364,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 421,228,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 217,354,061 steps. That's about 96,602 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,328,474 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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