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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 145 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 27,979 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.
- 1902Irene Ryan
- 1912Jack Owens
- 1920Montgomery Clift
- 1946Cameron Mackintosh
- 1960Bernie Nolan
- 1962Mike Judge
- 1967Kim Seung-jun
- 1974Matthew Macfadyen
- 1978Erin Karpluk
- 1991Brenda Asnicar
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.
- 1864Elinor Glyn, English author, screenwriter, and producer (d. 1943)
- 1910Ester Wier, American author (d. 2000)
- 1948Robert Jordan, American soldier and author (d. 2007)
- 1953Joseph Bowie, American trombonist and bandleader (Defunkt and Black Artists Group)
- 1957Steve McMichael, American football player, wrestler, and sportscaster
- 1968David Robertson, Scottish footballer and manager
- 1974Janne Puurtinen, Finnish keyboard player (HIM)
- 1978Chuka Umunna, English lawyer and politician
- 1985Carlos González, Venezuelan baseball player
- 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.
- 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).
- 1800Britain takes control of the Dutch colony of Curaçao.
- 1860First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).
- 1861Nineteen people are killed in the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, the deadliest massacre of Europeans by aborigines in Australian history.
- 1919RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.
- 1941German troops execute the male population of the villages Kerdyllia in Serres, Greece.
- 1961Scores of Algerian protesters (some claim up to 400) are massacred by the Paris police at the instigation of former Nazi collaborator Maurice Papon, then chief of the Prefecture of Police.
- 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: Jade Puget, Michel Teló, Diane Farr, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Lisa Bonet, Kimberley Walsh, Jay Traynor, Mark Medlock, Juan Gabriel, Wes Craven.
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 6, 1969 – Elliott Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Heatmiser) (d. 2003); July 31, 1946 – Gary Lewis, American singer and drummer (Gary Lewis & the Playboys); November 16, 1970 – Logan Mader, Canadian-American guitarist and producer (Machine Head and Soulfly).
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