August 17, 1988: Day of the Week
August 17, 1988 was the 230th day of the year 1988 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 136 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
A person born on this day will be 35 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $2,933.50 today.
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Here’s the August 1988 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1988 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.
Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth 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, 1988 Historical Event(s)
- 1988Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
Who were born on August 17, 1988?
- 1988Brady Corbet, American actor
- 1988Erika Toda, Japanese actress
- 1988Nichole Cordova, Performer (Girlicious)
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