February 17, 1996: Day of the Week
February 17, 1996 was the 48th day of the year 1996 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 318 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
A person born on this day will be 23 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $1,864.50 today.
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Here’s the February 1996 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1996 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Pig is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
February 17, 1996 Historical Event(s)
- 1996In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, world champion Garry Kasparov beats the Deep Blue supercomputer in a chess match.
- 1996NASA’s Discovery Program begins as the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft lifts off on the first mission ever to orbit and land on an asteroid, 433 Eros.
Who was born on February 17, 1996?
- 1996Sasha Pieterse, South African/American actress
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