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Tuesday December 17, 2019

December 17: Day of the Week

December 17, 2019 is the 351st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 14 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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

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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)

  • 942
    Assassination of William I of Normandy.
  • 1583
    Cologne War: Forces under Ernest of Bavaria defeats the troops under Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg at the Siege of Godesberg.
  • 1600
    Marriage of Henry IV of France and Marie de' Medici.
  • 1777
    France formally recognizes the United States of America.
  • 1812
    War of 1812: U.S. forces attack a friendly Lenape village in the Battle of the Mississinewa.
  • 1907
    Ugyen Wangchuck is crowned first King of Bhutan
  • 1918
    Culmination of the Darwin Rebellion as some 1000 demonstrators march on Government House in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
  • 1961
    Fire in the Gran Circus American in the city of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the biggest tragedy in circus history.
  • 1967
    Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt disappears while swimming near Portsea, Victoria and is presumed drowned.
  • 2005
    Anti-WTO protesters riot in Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Who were born on December 17?

  • 1797
    Joseph Henry, American physicist (d. 1878).
  • 1842
    Sophus Lie, Norwegian mathematician; (d. 1899)
  • 1859
    Paul César Helleu, French artist (d. 1927)
  • 1881
    Aubrey Faulkner, South African cricketer (d. 1930)
  • 1892
    Sam Barry, American basketball coach (d. 1950)
  • 1914
    Fernando Alonso, Cuban ballet dancer and instructor
  • 1929
    Jacqueline Hill, English actress (d. 1993)
  • 1944
    Jack L. Chalker, American novelist (d. 2005)
  • 1973
    Paula Radcliffe, English runner
  • 1980
    Ryan Hunter-Reay, American race car driver

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