20th of August, 1950

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of August, 1950, fell on a Sunday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1950s.
  • 68 years, 7 months and 3 days have passed since the 20th of August, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1950.
  • Day 232 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 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, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of August, 1950 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of August, 1950, will be 68 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-20-1950 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1950-08-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19500820" are easier to sort.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on the 20th of August, 1950.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of August, 1950 was probably conceived around the 10th of November, 1949. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of August, 1950 is the 30th of May, 1951. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 17th of August, 1950: Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 20th of August:

Celebrity Birthdays

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of August, 1950.

  • 25,052 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,164,496,400 seconds have passed since the 20th of August, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,525,245,800 times.
  • Since the 20th of August, 1950, earth has travelled approximately 1,116,880,142,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 360,749,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 186,146,690 steps. That's about 82,732 miles!
  • Since this date, 25,973,957 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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