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August 17, 1949 was a Wednesday and it was the 229th day of the year 1949. The next time you can reuse your old 1949 calendar will be in 2022. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year was Thursday. Next year it will be Friday and two years from now it will be Saturday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 360 days left before your next birthday. You will be 69 years old when that day comes. There have been 24,842 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 841 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on September 6 at 07:04:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1889Lalla Carlsen
- 1937Spiros Focás
- 1959Chika Sakamoto
- 1962Gilby Clarke
- 1964Maria McKee
- 1969Wayne Mills
- 1975Carmina Villaroel
- 1989Farah Zeynep Abdullah
- 1990Rachel Hurd-Wood
- 1996Ella Cruz
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1911Martin Sandberger, German colonel and lawyer (d. 2010)
- 1928Willem Duys, Dutch tennis player, sportscaster, and producer (d. 2011)
- 1953Mick Malthouse, Australian footballer and coach
- 1954Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
- 1971Ed Motta, Brazilian singer and pianist
- 1971Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican baseball player
- 1976Eric Boulton, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1986Bryton James, American actor and singer
- 1990Colin Bates, American actor, singer, and dancer
- 1992Alex Elisala, New Zealand-Australian rugby player (d. 2013)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1668An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.0 on the Richter magnitude scale causes 8,000 deaths in Anatolia, Ottoman Empire.
- 1723Ioan Giurgiu Patachi becomes Bishop of Făgăraș and is festively installed in his position at the St. Nicolas Cathedral in Făgăraș, after being formally confirmed earlier by Pope Clement XI.
- 1807Robert Fulton’s North River Steamboat leaves New York, New York, for Albany, New York, on the Hudson River, inaugurating the first commercial steamboat service in the world.
- 1896Bridget Driscoll is run over by a Benz car in the grounds of The Crystal Palace, London, the UK’s first pedestrian motoring fatality.
- 1908Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
- 1918Bolshevik revolutionary leader Moisei Uritsky is assassinated.
- 1943World War II: The U.S. Seventh Army under General George S. Patton arrives in Messina, Italy, followed several hours later by the British 8th Army under Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, thus completing the Allied conquest of Sicily.
- 1962East German border guards kill Peter Fechter, 18, as he attempts to cross the Berlin Wall into West Berlin becoming one of the first victims of the wall.
- 1998Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an “improper physical relationship” with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he “misled people” about the relationship.
- 2009An accident at the Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam in Khakassia, Russia, kills 75 and shuts down the hydroelectric power station, leading to widespread power failure in the local area.
View the complete list of historical events for August 17.
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Your birthday numbers 8, 17 and 1949 reveal that your Life Path number is 3. It represents vision, imagination and joy of living. You possess a great talent for creativity and self expression.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Robert Lindsay, Domenico Modugno, Eduard Pütsep, Andy Ologun, Firoza Begum, Verónica Gamba, Simon Amstell, Hollie Smith, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Peter Jones.
The zodiac sign of a person born on August 17 is Leo ♌. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Ox is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on August 17, 1949.
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Peridot is the modern birthstone for the month of August while Diamond is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Leo is onyx. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 30, 1977 – Lucy Punch, English actress and singer; November 16, 1961 – Chris Pitman, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Guns N' Roses, Replicants, and Zaum); May 17, 1964 – David Eigenberg, American actor.
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