May 24th, 1945

May 24th, 1945, was a Thursday. It was Day 144 of 1945. The decade was the 1940s.

78 years, 4 months, and 4 days have passed since May 24th, 1945.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.


Born on May 24th, 1945.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on May 24th, 1945.

  • World War II.

    World War II.

    World War II was raging on during this period of time.



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 78 years, 4 months, and 4 days have passed since May 24th, 1945.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1945.
  • Leap Year: 1945 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on May 24th, 1945, are now 78 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1945 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Personality traits.

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Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to May 24th, 1945.

  • April 27th, 1945: Benito Mussolini is arrested in Italy while attempting to escape disguised as a German soldier.
  • April 28th, 1945: Italian dictator Benito Mussolini is shot dead in Mezzegra, Italy.
  • April 30th, 1945: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler commits suicide in his bunker.
  • May 1st, 1945: Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels commits suicide with his family.
  • May 1st, 1945: The death of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is officially announced.
  • May 8th, 1945: World War II: German forces surrender in Western Europe.
  • This date: May 24th, 1945
  • June 13th, 1945: Walmart is founded.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 24th, 1945, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1945 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 24th, 1945 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on May 24th, 1945.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1945.

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1945.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1945.

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1945.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out May 24th, 1951, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on May 24th.

Queen Victoria

Queen of England. Deceased
Born on May 24th, 1819
She was not alive on this date.

Tommy Chong

Actor / Comedian.
Born on May 24th, 1938
He turned 7 on this day in 1945.

Bob Dylan

Born on May 24th, 1941
He turned 4 on this day in 1945.

Patti LaBelle

Born on May 24th, 1944
She turned 1 on this day in 1945.

Eric Cantona

French soccer player.
Born on May 24th, 1966
He was born exactly 21 years after this date.

Heavy D

Rapper. Deceased
Born on May 24th, 1967
He was born exactly 22 years after this date.

Tara Correa-McMullen

Actress. Deceased
Born on May 24th, 1989
She was born exactly 44 years after this date.

Ali Kabbani

American Twitch streamer.
Born on May 24th, 1999
He was born exactly 54 years after this date.


US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on May 24th, 1945.


UK Prime Minister.

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 24th, 1945 was most likely conceived around August 31st, 1944.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 24th, 1945 is close to February 14th, 1946.

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Stats for May 24th, 1945

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 24th, 1945.

  • 28,616 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,088 weeks have passed.
  • 2,472,422,400 seconds have passed since May 24th, 1945.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,884,492,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,275,769,958,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 412,070,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 212,628,326 steps. That's roughly 94,501 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,669,069 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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