15th of May, 1948

The 15th of May, 1948, fell on a Saturday. Day 136 of 1948. Decade: 1940s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 15th of May, 1948:

  • The Arab-Israeli War begins.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 71 years, 6 months and 7 days have passed since the 15th of May, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1948.
  • Leap Year: 1948 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th of May, 1948, will be 71 years of age.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 15th of May, 1948, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 15th of May, 1948 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of May:

  • Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on the 15th of May, 1948.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of May, 1948 was probably conceived around the 6th of August, 1947. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of May, 1948 is the 22nd of February, 1949. (Rough Estimate).

15th of May

Events that have occurred on the 15th of May:

  • 15th of May, 1918: The Finnish Civil War ends.
  • 15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States
  • 15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
  • 15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
  • 15th of May, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
  • 15th of May, 1992: Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • 15th of May, 2003: The Matrix Reloaded (2003) is released.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of May, 1948.

  • 26,120 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,256,771,600 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,632,900,200 times.
  • Since the 15th of May, 1948, earth has travelled approximately 1,164,494,145,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 376,128,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 194,082,358 steps. That's about 86,259 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,081,259 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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