August 17, 2008: Day of the Week
August 17, 2008 was the 230th day of the year 2008 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 11 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $752.50 today.
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Here’s the August 2008 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2008 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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Rat 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, 2008 Historical Event(s)
- 2008American swimmer Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals in one Olympic Games.
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