Friday October 28th, 1938
October Twenty-Eighth, Nineteen Thirty-Eight

How old am I if I was born on October 28, 1938?

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Date Facts:

  • October 28, 1938 was a Friday
  • Zodiac Sign for this date is: Scorpio
  • This date was 31,007 days ago
  • October 28th 2023 is on a Saturday
  • Someone born on this date is 84 years old
  • If you were born on this date:

  • You've slept for 10,336 days or 28 years!
  • Your next birthday is 39 days away
  • You've been alive for 744,168 hours
  • You were born on a Friday in late October
  • You are 44,650,080 minutes old
  • Your next birthday is on a Saturday

  • Most popular baby names of 1938 ranked:

    Rank Name
    1. Robert
    2. James
    3. John
    4. William
    5. Richard
    6. Charles
    7. Donald
    Rank Name
    1. Barbara
    2. Patricia
    3. Betty
    4. Shirley
    5. Carol
    6. Nancy
    7. Dorothy

    How popular is your name? Search to find out!

    Celebrities Birthdays:
    October 28th

    You Share a birthday with over 20 other celebrities and/or famous people! Click Here to view our complete list. Who do you share a birthday with?

    Opal: Birthstone for October 28th, 1938



    Repel evil
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    $120 Per Carat
    Low Value:
    $20 Per Carat

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    Opal, the birthstone of October, is a beautiful stone loved by many, partly for the fact the each stone has its own unique color pattern. "Opal" gets it's origins from the Greek word "Opallios", which means "To see change in color". The reason for this being that the opal comes in a wide variety of colors, ranging the entire spectrum. 95% of which come from Australia, after seasonal rains drench the outback and carry silica deposits underground, where they go on to harden in the dry season. Leaving deposits of the beautiful stone.

    Because of the way they are formed, opals are relatively soft for a precious stone, averaging just below 6.0 on the Mh

    1938 - the Silent Generation:

    Age Range:

    79-100 years old


    The silent Gen were born into a fortunate time period associated with wealth, and high eduaction.

    the Silent Generation Summary:

    Contrary to their name, the Silent Generation tended to be very patriotic and ambitious. They were plagued with the Korean war, and economic instability following WWII

    Time Period:


    Like to see more about Generations? Click here to go to our interactive generations table.

    Zodiac - Scorpio:


    Scorpio Traits:


    Scorpio Summary:

    Scorpios question everything, and work hard to understand all things. Are very intense, loyal and kind

    Start Date:


    End Date:


    Click here to see more about Scorpio

    1938-10-28: This day in History:

  • 1492-10-28 Columbus discovers Cuba
  • 1636-10-28 Harvard College 1st US college founded.
  • 1776-10-28 Battle of White Plains; Washington retreats to NJ
  • 1790-10-28 NY gives up claims to Vermont in exchange for $30 000.
  • 1793-10-28 Eli Whitney applies for patent for the cotton gin.
  • 1886-10-28 Pres Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.
  • 1904-10-28 St Louis Police try a new investigation method - fingerprints
  • 1918-10-28 Czechoslovakia declares independence from Austria.
  • 1919-10-28 Volstead Act passed by Congress starting Prohibition
  • 1922-10-28 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government.
  • 1922-10-28 1st coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game.
  • 1929-10-28 1st child born in aircraft Miami Fl
  • 1946-10-28 German rocket engineers begin work in USSR
  • 1948-10-28 Flag of Israel is adopted
  • 1953-10-28 Bud Grant of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers intercepts 5 passes (record).
  • 1962-10-28 Krushchev orders withdrawal of Cuban missiles
  • 1965-10-28 Pope Paul VI proclaims Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion.
  • 1965-10-28 Gateway Arch (190 meters high) completed in St. Louis Missouri.
  • 1965-10-28 The Gateway Arch (630 feet high) completed in St Louis Missouri
  • 1970-10-28 US/USSR signed an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
  • 1971-10-28 England becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit.
  • 1973-10-28 Elmore Smith of the Lakers blocks 17 shots in a game (NBA record).
  • 1974-10-28 1st time 2 Islanders hat trick in same game - MacMillian & Westfall
  • 1976-10-28 Billy Martin named A.L. Manager of the Year (NY Yankees)
  • 1977-10-28 TV's Rhoda gets married
  • 1979-10-28 Dick Howser (Best Yank mngr win-lost pct 636) replaces Billy Martin

  • 10-28-1938 in
    Roman Numerals:


    What is 1938-10-28 converted to roman numerals? Above is the date 10-28-1938 converted into roman numerals.
    The above date is written in the traditional western/American style of writing dates. Formatted in the order of
    Month-Day-Year. If you prefer the European way of writing dates (Which is day-month-year) the roman numerals would be written XXVIII • X • MCMXXXVIII.

    Next Birthday Countdown:

    Countdown timer for Oct 28, 2023:

    The above timer is a countdown clock for your next birthday! (Assuming you were born on 1938-10-28) This timer is automatically updated, and is accurate all the way up to the nearest second. Watch as your next birthday ticks closer and closer right before your eyes. If you were born on 28-october-1938, your next birthday is only 39 days away.

    Your birthday is on October twenty-eighth, 1938. Being born in late-October says a lot about you. Your zodiac sign is scorpio, your birth-stone is the Opal, and your birth flower is the Marigold (both of which make great gifts for someone with this birthday). You are 84 years old, and were born in the middle of the Silent Generation. Which generation you are born into makes a huge impact on your life, click here to see our interactive table and learn more. You have been alive for 31007 days, or 744168 hours, or 44650080 minutes! Your next birthday which is in 2023, is on a Saturday.

  • Birthstone: Opal (great gift idea, see Opal article)
  • Birthflower: Marigold
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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