September 1st, 1939

September 1st, 1939, fell on a Friday. It was day 244 of 1939. The decade was the 1930s.

81 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since September 1st, 1939.

On This Date

Events that occurred on September 1st, 1939:

  • Germany and the Soviet Union invade Poland, which kicks off World War Two.

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 September 1st, 1939.

  • The Great Depression

    A severe worldwide economic depression occurs throughout the 1930s.

  • World War II

    During this period of time (01 Sep 1939 to 02 Sep 1945), the Second World War was raging on.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 81 years, 0 months and 20 days have passed since September 1st, 1939.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1939.
  • Leap Year: 1939 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 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 September 1st, 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: September 1st, 1939 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

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 September:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 1st, 1939 was probably conceived around the 22nd of November, 1938. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 1st, 1939 is the 10th of June, 1940. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 29,606 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,557,958,400 seconds have passed since the September 1st, 1939.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,984,284,800 times.
  • Since September 1st, 1939, earth has travelled approximately 1,319,906,534,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 426,326,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 219,984,422 steps. That's about 97,771 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,695,501 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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