August 17, 2009: Day of the Week
August 17, 2009 was the 229th day of the year 2009 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 12 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $29.17 today.
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Here’s the August 2009 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2009 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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Ox 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, 2009 Historical Event(s)
- 2009An accident at the Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam in Khakassia, Russia, kills 75 and shuts down the hydroelectric power station, leading to widespread power failure in the local area.
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