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Monday December 17, 2018

December 17: Day of the Week

December 17, 2018 is the 351st day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 14 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.

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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

December 2018
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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December 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1398
    Sultan Nasir-u Din Mehmud’s armies in Delhi are defeated by Timur.
  • 1819
    Simón Bolívar declares the independence of the Republic of Gran Colombia in Angostura (now Ciudad Bolívar in Venezuela).
  • 1837
    Fire in the Winter Palace of Saint Petersburg occurred.
  • 1865
    First performance of the Unfinished Symphony by Franz Schubert.
  • 1919
    Uruguay becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • 1960
    1960 Munich Convair 340 crash: 20 passengers and crew on board as well as 32 people on the ground are killed.
  • 1967
    Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt disappears while swimming near Portsea, Victoria and is presumed drowned.
  • 1989
    Fernando Collor de Mello defeats Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, becoming the first democratically elected President in almost 30 years.
  • 2002
    Second Congo War: The Congolese parties of the Inter Congolese Dialogue sign a peace accord which makes provision for transitional governance and legislative and presidential elections within two years.
  • 2005
    Anti-WTO protesters riot in Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Who were born on December 17?

  • 1632
    Anthony Wood, English antiquarian (d. 1695)
  • 1842
    Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician; (d. 1899)
  • 1881
    Aubrey Faulkner, South African cricketer (d. 1930)
  • 1883
    Raimu, French actor (d. 1946)
  • 1938
    Peter Snell, New Zealand runner
  • 1966
    Valeri Liukin, Soviet gymnast
  • 1970
    Sean Patrick Thomas, American actor
  • 1975
    Bree Sharp, American singer/songwriter
  • 1980
    Ryan Hunter-Reay, American race car driver
  • 1994
    Nat Wolff, American singer and actor

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