January 17th, 1942.

January 17th, 1942, was a Saturday. It was day 17 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

79 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since January 17th, 1942.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Born on January 17th, 1942.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Muhammad Ali: Boxer.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 17th, 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 79 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since January 17th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 17th, 1942, will be 79 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1942 belong to the Silent Generation generation.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 1942, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17th, 1942 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Kid's TV shows on January 17th, 1942.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1942.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 17th of January.

US President.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on January 17th, 1942.

UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 17th, 1942.

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 17th, 1942 was most likely conceived around the 9th of April, 1941.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17th, 1942 is close to the 27th of October, 1942.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 1942.

  • A total of 28,977 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,139 weeks have passed.
  • 2,503,612,800 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,920,881,600 times.
  • Since January 17th, 1942, the earth has travelled approximately 1,291,864,204,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 417,268,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 215,310,701 steps. That's about 95,694 miles!
  • Since this date, 30,043,354 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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