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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 is 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 52 days left before your next birthday. You will be 68 years old when that day comes. There have been 24,785 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 839 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1928Willem Duys
- 1930Harve Bennett
- 1933Mark Dinning
- 1937Ronnie Butler
- 1943Dave "Snaker" Ray
- 1962Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss
- 1979Marcus Patric
- 1988Natalie Sandtorv
- 1989Lil B
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.
- 1866Mahbub Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, Indian 6th Nizam of Hyderabad (d. 1911)
- 1931Tony Wrigley, English historian, demographer, and academic
- 1939Anthony Valentine, English actor
- 1953Kevin Rowland, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dexys Midnight Runners)
- 1959David Koresh, American cult leader (d. 1993)
- 1970Rupert Degas, English actor and producer
- 1980Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1985Yū Aoi, Japanese model and actress
- 1988Brady Corbet, American actor, director, and screenwriter
- 1993Sarah Sjöström, Swedish swimmer
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.
- 986Byzantine–Bulgarian wars: Battle of the Gates of Trajan: The Bulgarians under the Comitopuli Samuel and Aron defeat the Byzantine forces at the Gates of Trajan, with Byzantine Emperor Basil II barely escaping.
- 1386Karl Topia, the ruler of Princedom of Albania forges an alliance with the Republic of Venice, committing to participate in all wars of the Republic and receiving coastal protection against the Ottomans in return.
- 1424Hundred Years’ War: Battle of Verneuil: An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under Jean II, Duke of Alençon, John Stewart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas.
- 1611Gaspar de Borja y Velasco is made a cardinal by Pope Paul V.
- 1862American Indian Wars: The Dakota War of 1862 begins in Minnesota as Lakota warriors attack white settlements along the Minnesota River.
- 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.
- 1970Venera program: Venera 7 launched. It will later become the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from the surface of another planet (Venus).
- 1977The Soviet icebreaker Arktika becomes the first surface ship to reach the North Pole.
- 1980Azaria Chamberlain disappears, at Ayers Rock, Northern Territory, probably taken by a dingo, leading to what was then the most publicized trial in Australian history.
- 2004The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Bože pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.
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: Guna Zariņa, Marcel Mouloudji, Arif Şirin, Ron Strykert, Jessica Stroup, Ken Griffey, Jr., Riker Lynch, Roy Wood, Jr., Damon Harris, Shawn Pyfrom.
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: October 17, 1992 – Sam Concepcion, Filipino singer, dancer, and actor; March 28, 1942 – Mike Newell, English director and producer; October 17, 1972 – Tarkan, Turkish singer-songwriter and producer.
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