6th of August, 1945

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of August, 1945, fell on a Monday.
  • On this exact date: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
  • Decade: 1940s.
  • 73 years, 9 months and 13 days have passed since the 6th of August, 1945.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1945.
  • Day 218 of 1945.
  • Leap Year: 1945 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, 1945 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of August, 1945 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of August, 1945, will be 73 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-06-1945 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1945-08-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19450806" are easier to sort.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 6th of August:

  • August Bank Holiday (Ireland)

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 6th of August, 1945.

  • 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?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on the 6th of August, 1945.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of August, 1945 was probably conceived around the 27th of October, 1944. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of August, 1945 is the 16th of May, 1946. (Rough Estimate).

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Celebrity Birthdays

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 6th of August, 1945. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of August, 1945.

  • 26,949 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,328,393,600 seconds have passed since the 6th of August, 1945.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,716,459,200 times.
  • Since the 6th of August, 1945, earth has travelled approximately 1,201,451,097,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 388,065,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 200,241,850 steps. That's about 88,996 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,940,723 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Montag.
  • French: Lundi.
  • Italian: Lunedi.
  • Spanish: Lunes.
  • Portuguese: Segunda-feira.


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