December 21, 1937

December 21, 1937, was a Tuesday. It was 86 years, 5 months, and 29 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on December 21, 1937:

  • The premiere for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Born on December 21, 1937

People who were born on this exact date:


This date occurred 31,593 days ago. Approximately 1,053 months have passed. It was the 355th day of 1937, in week 51. The decade was the 1930s. The start of 1938 was just 10 days away. People who were born on December 21, 1937, are now 86 years old and belong to the Silent Generation generation. 351 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.


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The first Dr. Seuss book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, was published that day.
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News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 21, 1937.

  • The Great Depression.

    The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression was occurring during this period of time.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on December 21, 1937.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21, 1937, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1937 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 21, 1937 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in December 1937

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys in 1937

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on December 21, 1937?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1937.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out December 21, 1943, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 21.

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

Musician Deceased
Born on December 21, 1940
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

Born on December 21, 1948
He was born exactly 11 years after this date.

Jane Kaczmarek

Jane Kaczmarek

Born on December 21, 1955
She was born exactly 18 years after this date.

Ray Romano

Ray Romano

Born on December 21, 1957
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.

Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland

Born on December 21, 1966
He was born exactly 29 years after this date.

Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron

French president
Born on December 21, 1977
He was born exactly 40 years after this date.

The King of Random

The King of Random

Youtube personality Deceased
Born on December 21, 1980
He was born exactly 43 years after this date.

Steven Yeun

Steven Yeun

Born on December 21, 1983
He was born exactly 46 years after this date.

Kaitlyn Dever

Kaitlyn Dever

Born on December 21, 1996
She was born exactly 59 years after this date.

Ben Chilwell

Ben Chilwell

Soccer player
Born on December 21, 1996
He was born exactly 59 years after this date.


US President

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on December 21, 1937.


UK Prime Minister

Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 21, 1937 was most likely conceived around March 30, 1937.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21, 1937 is close to September 13, 1938.

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Stats for December 21, 1937


Here are some interesting statistics about December 21, 1937:

  • 31,593 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,513 weeks have passed.
  • 2,729,631,600 seconds have passed since December 21, 1937.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 3,184,570,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,408,489,905,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 454,938,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 234,748,318 steps. That's roughly 104,333 miles.
  • 32,755,579 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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