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Friday February 17, 2017

February 17: Day of the Week

February 17, 2017 was the 48th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 317 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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February 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1600
    The philosopher Giordano Bruno is burned alive at Campo de' Fiori in Rome for heresy.
  • 1621
    Myles Standish is appointed as first commander of Plymouth colony.
  • 1809
    Miami University is chartered by the State of Ohio.
  • 1814
    War of the Sixth Coalition: The Battle of Mormans.
  • 1854
    The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Orange Free State.
  • 1959
    Project Vanguard: Vanguard 2 – The first weather satellite is launched to measure cloud-cover distribution.
  • 1974
    Robert K. Preston, a disgruntled U.S. Army private, buzzes the White House in a stolen helicopter.
  • 1979
    The Sino-Vietnamese War begins.
  • 1988
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  • 1996
    In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, world champion Garry Kasparov beats the Deep Blue supercomputer in a chess match.

Who were born on February 17?

  • 1581
    Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)
  • 1820
    Henri Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer (d. 1881)
  • 1910
    Marc Lawrence, American actor (d. 2005)
  • 1935
    Christina Pickles, UK-born American actress
  • 1959
    Aryeh Deri, Israeli rabbi and politician
  • 1963
    Larry the Cable Guy, American comedian and actor
  • 1970
    Dominic Purcell, English/Australian actor
  • 1980
    Jason Ritter, American actor
  • 1989
    Rebecca Adlington, English swimmer
  • 1992
    Meaghan Jette Martin, American actress and singer

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