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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 265 days left before your next birthday. You will be 78 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,225 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 956 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 June 9 at 13:11:00 GMT – Friday.
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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.
- 1919Kathleen Freeman
- 1935Christina Pickles
- 1939John Leyton
- 1957Loreena McKennitt
- 1969Tuesday Knight
- 1972Taylor Hawkins
- 1976Kelly Carlson
- 1983Kevin Rudolf
- 1993Philip Wiegratz
- 2003Federica Falzon
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.
- 1646Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714)
- 1877Isidora Sekulić, Serbian author and critic (d. 1958)
- 1928Marta Romero, Puerto Rican actress and singer (d. 2013)
- 1935Christina Pickles, English-American actress and producer
- 1939John Leyton, English actor and singer
- 1946Shahrnush Parsipur, Iranian-American author and academic
- 1950Rickey Medlocke, American guitarist (Blackfoot and Lynyrd Skynyrd)
- 1971Denise Richards, American model and actress
- 1981Paris Hilton, American model, actress, and singer
- 1993Philip Wiegratz, German actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for February 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 364Roman Emperor Jovian dies after a reign of eight months. He is found dead in his tent at Tyana (Asia Minor) en route back to Constantinople in suspicious circumstances.
- 1600The philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive, for heresy, at Campo de' Fiori in Rome.
- 1838Weenen massacre: Hundreds of Voortrekkers along the Blaukraans River, Natal are killed by Zulus.
- 1864American Civil War: The H. L. Hunley becomes the first submarine to engage and sink a warship, the USS Housatonic.
- 1933The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States.
- 1964In Wesberry v. Sanders the Supreme Court of the United States rules that congressional districts have to be approximately equal in population.
- 1972Cumulative sales of the Volkswagen Beetle exceed those of the Ford Model T.
- 1980Mount Everest, 1st Winter Ascent by Krzysztof Wielicki and Leszek Cichy.
- 1995The Cenepa War between Peru and Ecuador ends on a ceasefire brokered by the UN.
- 2006A massive mudslide occurs in Southern Leyte, Philippines; the official death toll is set at 1,126.
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: Michel Galabru, Carl Marotte, Rik Mayall, Régine Chassagne, Greg Lake, Olivia Burnette, François Feldman, Peabo Bryson, James DeBello, Michael Moriarty.
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: October 16, 1946 – Suzanne Somers, American actress and producer; September 19, 1955 – Rex Smith, American singer, guitarist, and actor; October 2, 1942 – Steve Sabol, American director and producer, co-founded NFL Films (d. 2012).
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