April 8th, 1938

April 8th, 1938, fell on a Friday. It was day 98 of 1938. The decade was the 1930s.

83 years, 0 months and 12 days have passed since April 8th, 1938.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Kofi Annan: UN Secretary

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 April 8th, 1938.

  • The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression occurs throughout the 1930s.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 83 years, 0 months and 12 days have passed since April 8th, 1938.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1938.
  • Leap Year: 1938 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 8th, 1938, will be 83 years of age.
  • People born in 1938 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 8th, 1938, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1938 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 8th, 1938 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

1938 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1938.

  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 8th of April:

US President

Who was the US President on April 8th, 1938?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 8th, 1938?

  • Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 8th, 1938 was probably conceived around the 29th of June, 1937. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 8th, 1938 is the 16th of January, 1939. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 8th, 1938.

  • 30,329 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,620,422,000 seconds have passed since the April 8th, 1938.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,057,159,000 times.
  • Since April 8th, 1938, earth has travelled approximately 1,352,137,752,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 436,737,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 225,356,292 steps. That's about 100,158 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,445,064 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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