September 17, 1948: Day of the Week
September 17, 1948 was the 261st day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 105 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 72 years old today. If that same person saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $2,487.20 today.
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Here’s the September 1948 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1948 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Rat 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).
September 17, 1948 Historical Event(s)
- 1948The Lehi (also known as the Stern gang) assassinates Count Folke Bernadotte, who was appointed by the UN to mediate between the Arab nations and Israel.
- 1948The Nizam of Hyderabad surrenders his sovereignty over the Hyderabad State and joins the Indian Union.
Who were born on September 17, 1948?
- 1948Jeff MacNelly, American political cartoonist (d. 2000)
- 1948John Ritter, American actor (d. 2003)
- 1948Karl Alber, German footballer
- 1948Raphy Leavitt, Puerto Rican composer and salsa orchestra leader
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