December 17, 1997: Day of the Week
December 17, 1997 was the 351st day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 14 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
A person born on this day will be 25 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $360.95 today.
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Here’s the December 1997 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1997 calendar.
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.
Ox is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
December 17, 1997 Historical Event(s)
- 1997The United Kingdom commences its Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1997, which extends the state’s gun ban to include all handguns—with the exception of antique and show weapons.
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