August 21st, 1938

August 21st, 1938, was a Sunday. It was Day 233 of 1938. The decade was the 1930s.

84 years, 9 months, and 7 days have passed since August 21st, 1938.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.


Born on August 21st, 1938.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on August 21st, 1938.

  • The Great Depression.

    The Great Depression.

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



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 84 years, 9 months, and 7 days have passed since August 21st, 1938.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1938.
  • Leap Year: 1938 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on August 21st, 1938, are now 84 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1938 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 21st, 1938.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 21st, 1938, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • 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: August 21st, 1938 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 21st, 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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out August 21st, 1944, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Wilt Chamberlain

Basketball player. Deceased
Born on August 21st, 1936
He turned 2 on this day in 1938.


Rapper. Deceased
Born on August 21st, 1968
He was born exactly 30 years after this date.

Kiami Davael

Born on August 21st, 1986
She was born exactly 48 years after this date.

Usain Bolt

Born on August 21st, 1986
He was born exactly 48 years after this date.

Robert Lewandowski

Soccer player.
Born on August 21st, 1988
He was born exactly 50 years after this date.

Hayden Panettiere

Born on August 21st, 1989
She was born exactly 51 years after this date.


US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on August 21st, 1938.


UK Prime Minister.

Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 21st, 1938 was most likely conceived around November 28th, 1937.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 1938 is close to May 14th, 1939.

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Stats for August 21st, 1938

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 21st, 1938.

  • A total of 30,961 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,423 weeks have passed.
  • 2,675,030,400 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 1938.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,120,868,800 times.
  • Since August 21st, 1938, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,380,315,686,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 445,838,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 230,052,614 steps. That's about 102,246 miles!
  • Since this date, 32,100,365 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
  • How many years ago was 1938?

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