May 24th, 1938.

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

83 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since May 24th, 1938.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.


Born on May 24th, 1938.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 24th, 1938.

  • The Great Depression.

    The Great Depression.

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


Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 83 years, 11 months and 26 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 83 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1938 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 24th, 1938, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1938 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 24th, 1938 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on May 24th, 1938.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1938.

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1938.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1938.

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1938.

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

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out May 24th, 1944 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 24th.

Queen Victoria

Queen of England. Deceased
Born on May 24th, 1819
She was not alive on this date.

Bob Dylan

Born on May 24th, 1941
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Patti LaBelle

Born on May 24th, 1944
She was born exactly 6 years after this date.

Eric Cantona

French soccer player.
Born on May 24th, 1966
He was born exactly 28 years after this date.

Heavy D

Rapper. Deceased
Born on May 24th, 1967
He was born exactly 29 years after this date.

Ali Kabbani

American Twitch streamer.
Born on May 24th, 1999
He was born exactly 61 years after this date.


US President.

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


UK Prime Minister.

Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 24th, 1938.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 24th, 1938 was most likely conceived around August 31st, 1937.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 24th, 1938 is close to February 14th, 1939.

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Stats for May 24th, 1938

Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 30,676 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,382 weeks have passed.
  • 2,650,406,400 seconds have passed since the May 24th, 1938.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,092,140,800 times.
  • Since May 24th, 1938, the earth has travelled approximately 1,367,609,702,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 441,734,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 227,934,950 steps. That's about 101,304 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,804,877 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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