August 17, 1945: Day of the Week
August 17, 1945 was the 229th day of the year 1945 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
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A person born on this day will be 73 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $2,443.90 today.
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Here’s the August 1945 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1945 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.
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Rooster is the mythical animal and Wood 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, 1945 Historical Event(s)
- 1945Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta proclaim the independence of Indonesia, igniting the Indonesian National Revolution against the Dutch Empire.
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