May 24th, 1938

May 24th, 1938, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 144 of 1938. The decade was the 1930s.

82 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since May 24th, 1938.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Tommy Chong: Actor / Comedian.

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 May 24th, 1938.

  • The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression occurs throughout the 1930s.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 82 years, 1 months and 17 days have passed since May 24th, 1938.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1938.
  • Leap Year: 1938 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 24th, 1938, will be 82 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 May 24th, 1938, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1938 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 24th, 1938 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 and historical figures that were born on the 24th of May:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on May 24th, 1938.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 24th, 1938 was probably conceived around the 14th of August, 1937. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 24th, 1938 is the 3rd of March, 1939. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 24th, 1938.

  • 29,998 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,591,827,200 seconds have passed since the May 24th, 1938.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,023,798,400 times.
  • Since May 24th, 1938, earth has travelled approximately 1,337,382,835,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 431,971,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 222,897,139 steps. That's about 99,065 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,101,926 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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