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October 17, 1940 was a Thursday and it was the 291st 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 is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 146 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,978 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 947 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.
- 1917Marsha Hunt
- 1933The Singing Nun
- 1941Earl Thomas Conley
- 1956Fran Cosmo
- 1960Guy Henry
- 1963Norm Macdonald
- 1968Ziggy Marley
- 1971Chris Kirkpatrick
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1817Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian philosopher and scholar (d. 1898)
- 1892Theodor Eicke, German general (d. 1943)
- 1908Hjördis Petterson, Swedish actress (d. 1988)
- 1955Smita Patil, Indian actress (d. 1986)
- 1960Bernie Nolan, Irish singer and actress (The Nolans) (d. 2013)
- 1980Alessandro Piccolo, Italian race car driver
- 1984Anja Eline Skybakmoen, Norwegian singer-songwriter and bandleader (Pitsj)
- 1985Carlos González, Venezuelan baseball player
- 1985Max Irons, English actor
- 1987Bea Alonzo, Filipino actress and singer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1456The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in northern Europe (also for a period the oldest in Sweden, and Prussia).
- 1777American Revolutionary War: British General John Burgoyne surrenders his army at Saratoga, New York.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: British General Charles, Earl Cornwallis surrenders at the Siege of Yorktown.
- 1800Britain takes control of the Dutch colony of Curaçao.
- 1861Nineteen people are killed in the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, the deadliest massacre of Europeans by aborigines in Australian history.
- 1912Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia declare war on the Ottoman Empire, joining Montenegro in the First Balkan War.
- 1919RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.
- 1977German Autumn: Four days after it is hijacked, Lufthansa Flight 181 lands in Mogadishu, Somalia, where a team of German GSG 9 commandos later rescues all remaining hostages on board.
- 19891989 Loma Prieta earthquake (7.1 on the Richter scale) hits the San Francisco Bay Area and causes 57 deaths directly (and 6 indirectly).
- 2001Israeli tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi becomes the first Israeli minister to be assassinated in a terrorist attack.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1940 reveal that your Life Path number is 5. It represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Héctor Lavoe, Lee J. Cobb, Monika Schnarre, Mitch Hedberg, Dick Van Patten, Lee Hyori, Mio Ootani, James Coburn, Leslie Hope, Alicia Machado.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. 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 October 17, 1940.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 25, 1973 – Bridget Marquardt, American model and actress; February 18, 1946 – Jean-Claude Dreyfus, French actor; June 20, 1946 – Tony Aitken, English actor.
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