Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of August, 1973 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of August, 1973, will be 44 years of age.
American Format: 08-02-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1973-08-02. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19730802" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 113094000.
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 2nd of August:
Republic Day (Republic of Macedonia)
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of August, 1973:
United States: The Morning After - Maureen McGovern
United Kingdom: I'm The Leader Of The Gang - Gary Glitter
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 2nd of August, 1973.
Between the 18th of May, 1973 and the 7th of August, 1973, the Senate Watergate Committee carries out a number of televised hearings. John Dean, who had served as the White House Counsel until he was fired in April of 1973, tells investigators that he had discussed the Watergate cover-up with US President Richard Nixon. In July of 1973, Nixon refuses to hand over presidential tape recordings to investigators.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 2nd of August, 1973.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 2nd of August, 1973 was probably conceived around the 23rd of October, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of August, 1973 is the 12th of May, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of August, 1973.
16,120 days have passed since this date.
1,392,768,000 seconds have passed since the 2nd of August, 1973.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,624,896,000 times.
Since the 2nd of August, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 718,668,288,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 232,128,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 119,778,048 steps. That's about 53,235 miles!
Since this date, 16,713,216 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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