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February 17, 1940 was a Saturday and it was the 48th day of the year 1940. The next time you can reuse your old 1940 calendar will be in 2024. 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 Friday. Next year it will be Saturday and two years from now it will be Sunday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 362 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,128 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 953 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 March 12 at 14:55:00 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.
- 1821Lola Montez
- 1910Arthur Hunnicutt
- 1940Vicente Fernández
- 1947Ben Cramer
- 1948José José
- 1963Michael Jordan
- 1971Denise Richards
- 1974Jerry O'Connell
- 1980Aya Endō
- 1991Ed Sheeran
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for February 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Feb 17.
- 1836Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (d. 1870)
- 1908Red Barber, American sportscaster (d. 1992)
- 1918William Bronk, American poet and academic (d. 1999)
- 1934Barry Humphries, Australian comedian, actor, and author
- 1960Shunji Kosugi, Japanese wrestler
- 1972Taylor Hawkins, American singer-songwriter and drummer (Foo Fighters and Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders)
- 1975Harisu, South Korean singer and actress
- 1975Michiko Kichise, Japanese actress
- 1983Kevin Rudolf, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
- 1985Sivakarthikeyan, Indian actor and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for February 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1621Myles Standish is appointed as first commander of the English Plymouth Colony in North America.
- 1838Weenen massacre: Hundreds of Voortrekkers along the Blaukraans River, Natal are killed by Zulus.
- 1854The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Orange Free State.
- 1863A group of citizens of Geneva founded an International Committee for Relief to the Wounded, which later became known as the International Committee of the Red Cross.
- 1865American Civil War: Columbia, South Carolina, is burned as Confederate forces flee from advancing Union forces.
- 1964Gabonese president Léon M'ba is toppled by a coup and his rival, Jean-Hilaire Aubame, is installed in his place.
- 1968In Springfield, Massachusetts, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame opens.
- 1974Robert K. Preston, a disgruntled U.S. Army private, buzzes the White House in a stolen helicopter.
- 2003The London congestion charge is introduced.
- 2008Kosovo declares independence as the Republic of Kosovo.
View the complete list of historical events for February 17.
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Your birthday numbers 2, 17 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Peter Ustinov, Kasey Chambers, Lily Pons, Steve Allen, Susanna Hoffs, The Edge, Ed Byrne, Graham Chapman, Billy McColl, Howard Rollins.
The zodiac sign of a person born on February 17 is Aquarius ♒. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element of a person born on February 17, 1940.
Amethyst is the modern birthstone for the month of February while Bloodstone is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Aquarius is garnet. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Saturday’ is turquoise.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 2, 1942 – Maree Cheatham, American actress; June 9, 1969 – Nick Kiriazis, American actor; June 1, 1972 – Mindy Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
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