August 7th, 1942

August 7th, 1942, fell on a Friday. It was day 219 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

77 years, 10 months and 27 days have passed since August 7th, 1942.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Tobin Bell: Actor.

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 7th, 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:

  • 77 years, 10 months and 27 days have passed since August 7th, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 7th, 1942, will be 77 years of age.
  • People born in 1942 belong to the "Silent Generation" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 7th, 1942:

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 7th, 1942, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 7th, 1942 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 7th 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 7th, 1942.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 7th, 1942 was probably conceived around the 28th of October, 1941. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 7th, 1942 is the 17th of May, 1943. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 7th, 1942.

  • 28,455 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,458,512,000 seconds have passed since the August 7th, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,868,264,000 times.
  • Since August 7th, 1942, earth has travelled approximately 1,268,592,192,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 409,752,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 211,432,032 steps. That's about 93,970 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,502,144 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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