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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 111 days left before your next birthday. You will be 77 years old when that day comes. There have been 28,013 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 948 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 July 9 at 04:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
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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.
- 1900Jean Arthur
- 1908Hjördis Petterson
- 1917Marsha Hunt
- 1966Mark Gatiss
- 1969Wyclef Jean
- 1971Kim Ljung
- 1983Riki Miura
- 1992Jacob Artist
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1814Yakiv Holovatsky, Ukrainian historian, scholar, and poet (d. 1888)
- 1925Harry Carpenter, English sportscaster (d. 2010)
- 1934Alan Garner, English author and playwright
- 1947Simi Garewal, Indian actress and director
- 1956Mae Jemison, American physician, academic, and astronaut
- 1957Vincent Van Patten, American tennis player and actor
- 1972Sharon Leal, American actress and singer
- 1983Junichi Miyashita, Japanese swimmer
- 1986Aija Brumermane, Latvian basketball player
- 1989Tokio Emoto, Japanese actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1448Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi is defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.
- 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).
- 1771Premiere in Milan of the opera Ascanio in Alba, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, age 15.
- 1814Eight people die in the London Beer Flood.
- 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).
- 1905The October Manifesto issued by Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
- 1943The Burma Railway (Burma–Thailand Railway) is completed.
- 1956Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer play a famous chess game called The Game of the Century. Fischer beat Byrne and wins a Brilliancy prize.
- 1994Russian journalist Dmitry Kholodov is assassinated while investigating corruption in the armed forces.
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: Justin Bruening, Navene Koperweis, Ximena Navarrete, Kaori Mizumori, Lord Infamous, Domo Genesis, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Acker Bilk, Frank Conniff, Jason Sklar.
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.
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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 10, 1943 – Júnior, Filipino-Spanish singer and actor (d. 2014); August 19, 1948 – Jim Carter, English actor; October 9, 1954 – Scott Bakula, American actor, singer, and producer.
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