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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 201 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,923 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 945 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 April 11 at 06:09:00 GMT – Tuesday.
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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.
- 1864Elinor Glyn
- 1950Howard Rollins
- 1956Fran Cosmo
- 1967René Dif
- 1975Vina Morales
- 1978Erin Karpluk
- 1981Tsubasa Imai
- 1984Chris Lowell
- 1991Brenda Asnicar
- 1992Jacob Artist
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.
- 1810Adolphe-Félix Cals, French painter (d. 1880)
- 1921Priscilla Buckley, American journalist and author (d. 2012)
- 1934Rico Rodriguez, American trombonist (The Specials and Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra)
- 1948Robert Jordan, American soldier and author (d. 2007)
- 1969Wyclef Jean, Haitian-American rapper, producer, and actor (Fugees)
- 1970Shauna O'Brien, American model and actress
- 1981Tsubasa Imai, Japanese singer, actor, and dancer (Tackey & Tsubasa)
- 1987Hideto Takahashi, Japanese footballer
- 1989Tokio Emoto, Japanese actor
- 1990Saki Kumagai, Japanese footballer
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 456Battle of Placentia: Ricimer, supported by Majorian (comes domesticorum), defeats the Roman usurper Avitus near Piacenza (Northern Italy) .
- 1091London tornado of 1091: A tornado thought to be of strength T8/F4 strikes the heart of London.
- 1781American Revolutionary War: British General Charles, Earl Cornwallis surrenders at the Siege of Yorktown.
- 1814Eight people die in the London Beer Flood.
- 1861Nineteen people are killed in the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, the deadliest massacre of Europeans by aborigines in Australian history.
- 1907Guglielmo Marconi’s company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.
- 1943The Burma Railway (Burma–Thailand Railway) is completed.
- 1964Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies opens the artificial Lake Burley Griffin in the middle of the capital Canberra.
- 1992Having gone to the wrong house for a Halloween party, Japanese exchange student Yoshihiro Hattori is shot and killed by the homeowner in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
- 2000Train crash at Hatfield, north of London, leading to collapse of Railtrack.
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: Lucy Davis, Dennis James, Eda-Ines Etti, Maynard James Keenan, Monique Ganderton, Régine Zylberberg, Nicholas Braun, Wade MacNeil, DJ Khaled, Polly Draper.
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: August 17, 1958 – Belinda Carlisle, American singer-songwriter (The Go-Go's); January 26, 1986 – Kian Kazemi, Filipino-Persian actor; October 9, 1961 – Ellen Wheeler, American actress, director, and producer.
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