August 14th, 1945

August 14th, 1945, was a Tuesday. It was Day 226 of 1945. The decade was the 1940s.

77 years, 9 months, and 14 days have passed since August 14th, 1945.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on August 14th, 1945?

  • World War II: Japan surrenders.

Born on August 14th, 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 August 14th, 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:

  • 77 years, 9 months, and 14 days have passed since August 14th, 1945.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1945.
  • Leap Year: 1945 was not a leap year.
  • Age: People born on August 14th, 1945, are now 77 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1945 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 14th, 1945.

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Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to August 14th, 1945.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 14th, 1945, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1945 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 14th, 1945 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on August 14th, 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 August 14th, 1951, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on August 14th.

Joseph Marcell

Born on August 14th, 1948
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Jackée Harry

Born on August 14th, 1956
She was born exactly 11 years after this date.

Magic Johnson

NBA player.
Born on August 14th, 1959
He was born exactly 14 years after this date.

Halle Berry

Born on August 14th, 1966
She was born exactly 21 years after this date.

Mila Kunis

Born on August 14th, 1983
She was born exactly 38 years after this date.

Bryce Hall

Social media personality.
Born on August 14th, 1999
He was born exactly 54 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on the 14th of August.

  • Independence Day (Pakistan)

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on August 14th, 1945.


UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee 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 August 14th, 1945 was most likely conceived around November 21st, 1944.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 14th, 1945 is close to May 7th, 1946.

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Stats for August 14th, 1945

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 14th, 1945.

  • A total of 28,411 days have passed since this date.
  • 4,058 weeks have passed.
  • 2,454,710,400 seconds have passed since the August 14th, 1945.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,863,828,800 times.
  • Since August 14th, 1945, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,266,630,566,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 409,118,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 211,105,094 steps. That's about 93,824 miles!
  • Since this date, 29,456,525 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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