August 17, 1942: Day of the Week
August 17, 1942 was the 229th day of the year 1942 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
A person born on this day will be 81 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $13,534.50 today.
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Here’s the August 1942 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1942 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Horse is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
August 17, 1942 Historical Event(s)
- 1942World War II: U.S. Marines raid the Japanese-held Pacific island of Makin (Butaritari).
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