July 20th, 1938.

July 20th, 1938, was a Wednesday. It was day 201 of 1938. The decade was the 1930s.

83 years, 9 months and 30 days have passed since July 20th, 1938.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.


Born on July 20th, 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 July 20th, 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, 9 months and 30 days have passed since July 20th, 1938.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1938.
  • Leap Year: 1938 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 20th, 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 July 20th, 1938, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1938 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 20th, 1938 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on July 20th, 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 July 20th, 1944 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 20th.

Carlos Santana

Born on July 20th, 1947
He was born exactly 9 years after this date.

Billy Mays

Television personality. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1958
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.

Chris Cornell

American singer. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1964
He was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Josh Holloway

Born on July 20th, 1969
He was born exactly 31 years after this date.

Pop Smoke

Rapper. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1999
He was born exactly 61 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on July 20th, 1938.


UK Prime Minister.

Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 20th, 1938.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 20th, 1938 was most likely conceived around October 27th, 1937.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 20th, 1938 is close to April 12th, 1939.

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Stats for July 20th, 1938

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 20th, 1938.

  • A total of 30,619 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,374 weeks have passed.
  • 2,645,481,600 seconds have passed since the July 20th, 1938.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,086,395,200 times.
  • Since July 20th, 1938, the earth has travelled approximately 1,365,068,505,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 440,913,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 227,511,418 steps. That's about 101,116 miles!
  • Since this date, 31,745,779 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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