April 1st, 1939

April 1st, 1939, fell on a Saturday. It was day 91 of 1939. The decade was the 1930s.

81 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since April 1st, 1939.

On This Date

Events that occurred on April 1st, 1939:

  • The Spanish Civil War ends.

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 1st, 1939.

  • The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression occurs throughout the 1930s.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 81 years, 4 months and 3 days have passed since April 1st, 1939.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1939.
  • Leap Year: 1939 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 1st, 1939, will be 81 years of age.
  • People born in 1939 belong to the "Silent Generation" generation.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 1st, 1939, 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, 1939 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 1st, 1939 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

1939 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1939.

"Looney Tunes"

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of April:


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of April:

  • April Fools' Day
  • Islamic Republic Day (Iran)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on April 1st, 1939.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 1st, 1939 was probably conceived around the 22nd of June, 1938. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 1st, 1939 is the 9th of January, 1940. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 1st, 1939.

  • 29,712 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,567,113,200 seconds have passed since the April 1st, 1939.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,994,965,400 times.
  • Since April 1st, 1939, earth has travelled approximately 1,324,630,411,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 427,852,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 220,771,735 steps. That's about 98,121 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,805,358 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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