October 17, 1956: Day of the Week
October 17, 1956 was the 291st day of the year 1956 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 75 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 66 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $5,655.50 today.
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Here’s the October 1956 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1956 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
Monkey 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).
October 17, 1956 Historical Event(s)
- 1956The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Sellafield,in Cumbria, England.
Who were born on October 17, 1956?
- 1956Mae Jemison, American astronaut and physician
- 1956Patrick McCrory, American politician
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