August 12th, 1950

August 12th, 1950, fell on a Saturday. It was day 224 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

69 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since August 12th, 1950.

On This Date

Events that occurred on August 12th, 1950:

  • 75 US prisoners of war are executed by North Korean forces.

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 12th, 1950.

  • Korean War.

    During this period of time, the Korean War was being fought between South Korea and North Korea.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 69 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since August 12th, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 12th, 1950, will be 69 years of age.
  • People born in 1950 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 12th, 1950:

  • August 17th, 1950: Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 12th, 1950, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 12th, 1950 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1950 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1950.

"Looney Tunes"

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of August:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on August 12th, 1950.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 12th, 1950 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 1949. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 12th, 1950 is the 22nd of May, 1951. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 12th, 1950.

  • 25,534 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,206,137,600 seconds have passed since the August 12th, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,573,827,200 times.
  • Since August 12th, 1950, earth has travelled approximately 1,138,367,001,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 367,689,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 189,727,834 steps. That's about 84,323 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,473,651 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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