August 23rd, 1942

August 23rd, 1942, fell on a Sunday. It was day 235 of 1942. The decade was the 1940s.

78 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since August 23rd, 1942.

On This Date

Events that occurred on August 23rd, 1942:

  • The Battle of Stalingrad begins.

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 23rd, 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.
  • 78 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since August 23rd, 1942.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1942.
  • Leap Year: 1942 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 23rd, 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 August 23rd, 1942, 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, 1942 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 23rd, 1942 falls under the Bear.
  • 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 23rd 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 23rd, 1942.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 23rd, 1942 was probably conceived around the 13th of November, 1941. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 23rd, 1942 is the 2nd of June, 1943. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 23rd, 1942.

  • 28,526 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,464,646,400 seconds have passed since the August 23rd, 1942.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,875,420,800 times.
  • Since August 23rd, 1942, earth has travelled approximately 1,271,757,542,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 410,774,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 211,959,590 steps. That's about 94,204 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,575,757 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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