24th of April, 1942

The 24th of April, 1942, fell on a Friday. Day 114 of 1942. Decade: 1940s.

78 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since the 24th of April, 1942.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Barbra Streisand: Singer.


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 the 24th of April, 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:

  • 78 years, 1 months and 8 days have passed since the 24th of April, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 24th of April, 1942, will be 78 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 the 24th of April, 1942, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 24th of April, 1942 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

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 24th of April:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the President of the United States on the 24th of April, 1942.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 24th of April, 1942 was probably conceived around the 15th of July, 1941. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 24th of April, 1942 is the 1st of February, 1943. (Rough Estimate).

24th of April

Events that have occurred on the 24th of April:

  • 24th of April, 1916: The Easter Rising begins in Ireland.
  • 24th of April, 1971: Hundreds of thousands of people protest against the Vietnam War in Washington D.C. and San Francisco
  • 24th of April, 1990: The Hubble Space Telescope is launched into space.
  • 24th of April, 1995: A Unabomber bomb kills lobbyist Gilbert Murray in Sacramento, California.
  • 24th of April, 2009: The WHO expresses its concern at the rapid spread of Swine Flu.
  • 24th of April, 1980: Operation Eagle Claw: U.S. President Jimmy Carter aborts an attempt to rescue 52 hostages in Iran.
  • 24th of April, 2012: Football: Chelsea hand Barcelona a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
  • 24th of April, 2015: Caitlyn Jenner comes out as a trans woman in a 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 24th of April, 1942.

  • 28,529 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,464,905,600 seconds have passed since the 24th of April, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,875,723,200 times.
  • Since the 24th of April, 1942, earth has travelled approximately 1,271,891,289,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 410,817,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 211,981,882 steps. That's about 94,214 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,578,867 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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