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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 208 days left before your next birthday. You will be 68 years old when that day comes. There have been 24,629 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 834 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 February 11 at 00:34:00 GMT – Saturday.
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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.
- 1942Shane Porteous
- 1951Elba Ramalho
- 1957Laurence Overmire
- 1966Maysa Leak
- 1971Ed Motta
- 1978Karena Lam
- 1985Yū Aoi
- 1988Erika Toda
- 1990Colin Bates
- 1994Taissa Farmiga
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for August 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Aug 17.
- 1926George Melly, English singer and critic (d. 2007)
- 1927Sam Butera, American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009)
- 1938Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian cleric and educator
- 1951Alan Minter, English boxer
- 1954Andrés Pastrana Arango, Colombian lawyer and politician, 38th President of Colombia
- 1965Steve Gorman, American drummer (The Black Crowes and Trigger Hippy)
- 1966Don Sweeney, Canadian ice hockey player and manager
- 1980Keith Dabengwa, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1988Natalie Sandtorv, Norwegian singer-songwriter (Morning Has Occurred)
- 1989Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Turkish actress
View the complete list of famous birthdays for August 17.
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.
- 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.
- 1798The Vietnamese Roman Catholics report a Marian apparition in Quảng Trị, an event which is called Our Lady of La Vang.
- 1907Pike Place Market, a popular tourist destination and registered historic district in Seattle, opened.
- 1943World War II: The U.S. Eighth Air Force suffers the loss of 60 bombers on the Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission.
- 1958Pioneer 0, America’s first attempt at lunar orbit, is launched using the first Thor-Able rocket and fails. Notable as one of the first attempted launches beyond Earth orbit by any country.
- 1959Quake Lake is formed by the magnitude 7.5 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake near Hebgen Lake in Montana.
- 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.
- 2005Over 500 bombs are set off by terrorists at 300 locations in 63 out of the 64 districts of Bangladesh
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: Elizabeth Wilson, Cher Lloyd, Fran Cosmo, Scott Bryce, Harry Wayne Casey, David Ogden Stiers, Jamie Foxx, Steve Collins, Dominique Michel, Ray McKinnon.
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.
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: August 29, 1926 – Betty Lynn, American actress; September 28, 1978 – Bushido, German rapper and producer; June 1, 1977 – Danielle Harris, American actress and director.
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