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October 17, 1917 was a Wednesday and it was the 290th day of the year 1917. The next time you can reuse your old 1917 calendar will be in 2018. 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 100 years old when that day comes. There have been 36,379 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 1,232 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.
- 1908Hjördis Petterson
- 1918Rita Hayworth
- 1946Bob Seagren
- 1948George Wendt
- 1950Howard Rollins
- 1967Kim Seung-jun
- 1967René Dif
- 1969Wood Harris
- 1971Chris Kirkpatrick
- 1985Max Irons
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.
- 1923Barney Kessel, American guitarist and composer (d. 2004)
- 1947Michael McKean, American singer-songwriter, actor, and director
- 1967René Dif, Danish singer and actor (Aqua)
- 1968Ziggy Marley, Jamaican singer-songwriter, guitarist, and voice actor (Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers)
- 1969Wood Harris, American actor and producer
- 1970Blues Saraceno, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Poison)
- 1978Chuka Umunna, English lawyer and politician
- 1985Tomokazu Nagira, Japanese footballer
- 1986Aija Brumermane, Latvian basketball player
- 1987Jarosław Fojut, Polish 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) .
- 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).
- 1860First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).
- 1888Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).
- 1919RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.
- 1931Al Capone is convicted of income tax evasion.
- 1940The body of Communist propagandist Willi Münzenberg found in South France, starting a never-resolved mystery.
- 1966A fire at a building in New York City kills 12 firefighters, the fire department’s deadliest day until the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- 1979The Department of Education Organization Act is signed into law creating the US Department of Education and US Department of Health and Human Services.
- 2003The pinnacle is fitted on the roof of Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, allowing it to surpass the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur by 56 m and become the world’s tallest highrise.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1917 reveal that your Life Path number is 9. It represents selflessness, forgiveness and creativity. You are the philanthropist, humanitarian, socially conscious, and are deeply concerned about the state of the world.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Joanne King, Mance Lipscomb, Fern Persons, Gina Torres, Judith Durham, Saori Hayami, Josephine Hull, Steve Morse, Josh Peck, Abbey Lincoln.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Snake is the mythical animal and Fire is the element of a person born on October 17, 1917.
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 ‘Wednesday’ is amethyst.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: June 13, 1962 – Ally Sheedy, American actress and author; January 7, 1979 – Bipasha Basu, Indian actress and singer; November 22, 1920 – Anne Crawford, Israeli-English actress (d. 1956).
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