August 17, 1947: Day of the Week
August 17, 1947 was the 229th day of the year 1947 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 76 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $6,675.75 today.
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Here’s the August 1947 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1947 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.
Pig is the mythical animal and Fire 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, 1947 Historical Event(s)
- 1947The Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.
Who were born on August 17, 1947?
- 1947Gary Talley, American musician (Box Tops)
- 1947Sylvia Nasar, German-born American economist and author
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