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# How Many Days Since...?

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To coincide with the launch of my new days between dates calculator, I thought we would take a look at the number of days since some of the most important events in our history took place. The 'days between dates calculator' allows you to work out the number of days, weeks and months since (or to) any given date. So, you can use it to see how many days you've been alive.

Let me take you back in time to some important dates in world history and find out the exact number of days, months and years since they occurred. This page updates every day and the figures you see are based upon today's date of February 19 2018.

## Days since the end of World War II

The Allies accepted Germany's surrender on May 8, 1945, marking the end of World War II in Europe. This day became known as Victory in Europe Day (VE Day). World War II officially ended on September 2, 1945, following Japan's surrender. Let's take a look at the number of days, months and years since these dates...

Since end of WWII in Europe:

• 26585 days
• Or: 72 years, 9 months, 11 days

Since end of WWII worldwide:

• 26468 days
• Or: 72 years, 5 months, 17 days

## Days since man first landed on the Moon

Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land humans on the Moon. Piloted by Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong's lunar module landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Let's take a look at the number of days, months and years since that date...

Since first man on moon:

• 17746 days
• Or: 48 years, 6 months, 30 days

## Days since the 1066 Norman invasion of England

The Battle of Hastings took place on October 14, 1066. It was a day-long battle that ended in a victory for the Normans over King Harold's Anglo-Saxon army.

Since the Battle of Hastings (1066):

• 347474 days
• Or: 951 years, 4 months, 5 days

Let's take a look at some dates in the future.

## How many days until Christmas?

Christmas seems to come about so quickly (and mince pies will appear in shops before we know it). So, how long do we have to wait until Christmas?

Until Christmas:

• 309 days
• Or: 10 months, 6 days

## How many days until the next Olympics?

The next Olympic games will take place on July 24, 2020 in Tokyo.

Until the next Olympic games:

• 886 days
• Or: 2 years, 5 months, 5 days

If you want to know how many days have gone by since you were born or the number of days until your next big birthday, give our birthday calculator a try. In addition, do feel free to suggest any dates to add to this page using the comments box underneath this article.

Alastair Hazell