20th of September, 1973

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 20th of September, 1973, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: American singer Jim Croce is killed in a plane crash.
  • Decade: 1970s.
  • 45 years, 9 months and 30 days have passed since the 20th of September, 1973.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 1973.
  • Day 263 of 1973.
  • Leap Year: 1973 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, 1973 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 20th of September, 1973 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of September, 1973, will be 45 years of age.
  • American Format: 09-20-1973 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1973-09-20. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19730920" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 117327600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of September, 1973:

  • United States: Delta Dawn - Helen Reddy
  • United Kingdom: Angel Fingers - Wizzard

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 20th of September, 1973.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of September, 1973 was probably conceived around the 11th of December, 1972. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of September, 1973 is the 30th of June, 1974. (Rough Estimate).

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On This Date

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


TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of September:

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 20th of September, 1973. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of September, 1973.

  • 16,739 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,446,249,600 seconds have passed since the 20th of September, 1973.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,687,291,200 times.
  • Since the 20th of September, 1973, earth has travelled approximately 746,264,793,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 241,041,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 124,377,466 steps. That's about 55,279 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,354,995 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.


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