July 17, 1998: Day of the Week
July 17, 1998 was the 198th day of the year 1998 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 167 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
A person born on this day will be 23 years old today. If that same person saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $333.50 today.
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Here’s the July 1998 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1998 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Tiger 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).
July 17, 1998 Historical Event(s)
- 1998A diplomatic conference adopts the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, establishing a permanent international court to prosecute individuals for genocide, crime against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
- 1998Papua New Guinea earthquake: A tsunami triggered by an undersea earthquake destroys 10 villages in Papua New Guinea killing an estimated 3,183, leaving 2,000 more unaccounted for and thousands more homeless.
Who was born on July 17, 1998?
- 1998Felipe Juan Froilán de Marichalar y de Borbón, Spanish royal
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