January 8th, 1942

January 8th, 1942, fell on a Thursday. It was day 8 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

79 years, 0 months and 12 days have passed since January 8th, 1942.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Stephen Hawking: Physicist.


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 January 8th, 1942.

  • 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:

  • 79 years, 0 months and 12 days have passed since January 8th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 8th, 1942, will be 79 years of age.
  • People born in 1942 belong to the "Silent Generation" generation.


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 8th, 1942, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 8th, 1942 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

1942 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1942.

  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on January 8th, 1942?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 8th, 1942?

  • Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 8th, 1942 was probably conceived around the 31st of March, 1941. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 8th, 1942 is the 18th of October, 1942. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 8th, 1942.

  • 28,867 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,494,112,400 seconds have passed since the January 8th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,909,797,800 times.
  • Since January 8th, 1942, earth has travelled approximately 1,286,961,998,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 415,685,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 214,493,666 steps. That's about 95,331 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,929,349 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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