23rd of August, 1942

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 23rd of August, 1942, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • On this exact date: The Battle of Stalingrad begins.
  • Decade: 1940s.
  • 76 years, 10 months and 23 days have passed since the 23rd of August, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1942.
  • Day 235 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 23rd of August, 1942 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 23rd of August, 1942, will be 76 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-23-1942 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1942-08-23. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19420823" 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 23rd of August, 1942.

  • 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 23rd of August, 1942.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 23rd of August, 1942 was probably conceived around the 13th of November, 1941. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 23rd of August, 1942 is the 2nd of June, 1943. (Rough Estimate).

On This Date

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 23rd of August, 1942.

  • 28,086 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,426,630,400 seconds have passed since the 23rd of August, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,831,068,800 times.
  • Since the 23rd of August, 1942, earth has travelled approximately 1,252,141,286,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 404,438,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 208,690,214 steps. That's about 92,751 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,119,565 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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