October 17, 1966: Day of the Week
October 17, 1966 was the 290th day of the year 1966 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 75 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
A person born on this day will be 56 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $194.65 today.
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Here’s the October 1966 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1966 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.
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Horse 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, 1966 Historical Event(s)
- 1966A fire at a building in New York, New York kills 12 firefighters, the New York City Fire Department’s deadliest day until the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- 1966Botswana and Lesotho join the United Nations.
Who were born on October 17, 1966?
- 1966Danny Ferry, American basketball player
- 1966Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer
- 1966Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and television personality
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