8th of October, 1941

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 8th of October, 1941, fell on a Wednesday.
  • Born on this exact date: Jesse Jackson: Activist.
  • Decade: 1940s.
  • 77 years, 9 months and 14 days have passed since the 8th of October, 1941.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1941.
  • Day 281 of 1941.
  • Leap Year: 1941 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1941 was the year of the Snake (Yin Earth).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of October, 1941 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of October, 1941, will be 77 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-08-1941 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1941-10-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19411008" 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 8th of October, 1941.

  • World War II

    During this period of time (01 Sep 1939 to 02 Sep 1945), the Second World War was raging on.

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 October, 1941.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of October, 1941 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 1940. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of October, 1941 is the 18th of July, 1942. (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 8th of October, 1941.

  • 28,411 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,454,710,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 1941.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,863,828,800 times.
  • Since the 8th of October, 1941, earth has travelled approximately 1,266,630,566,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 409,118,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 211,105,094 steps. That's about 93,824 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,456,525 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.


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