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August 31st, 1939

August 31st, 1939, fell on a Thursday. It was day 243 of 1939. The decade was the 1930s.

81 years, 1 months and 22 days have passed since August 31st, 1939.



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 August 31st, 1939.

  • The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression occurs throughout the 1930s.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 81 years, 1 months and 22 days have passed since August 31st, 1939.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1939.
  • Leap Year: 1939 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 31st, 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 August 31st, 1939, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1939 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 31st, 1939 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 31st of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on August 31st, 1939.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 31st, 1939 was probably conceived around the 21st of November, 1938. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 31st, 1939 is the 9th of June, 1940. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 31st, 1939.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 31st, 1939.

  • 29,638 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,560,723,200 seconds have passed since the August 31st, 1939.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,987,510,400 times.
  • Since August 31st, 1939, earth has travelled approximately 1,321,333,171,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 426,787,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 220,222,195 steps. That's about 97,877 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,728,678 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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