Today: 17th of December, 2018
Here are some facts about this particular date:
What Day: Today's date falls on a Monday.
- Days Until Christmas: 8.
- Decade: 2010s.
- Week Number: We are currently in Week 51 of 2018.
- Day 351 of 2018.
- Leap Year: 2018 is NOT a leap year.
- Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
- Zodiac Element: Fire.
- Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 is the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
- Native American Zodiac: The 17th of December, 2018 falls under the Owl.
- Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
- American Format: 12-17-2018 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
- YMD Format: 2018-12-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "20181217" are easier to sort.
- Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1545004800.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
- If your baby is due on the 17th of December, 2018, then the date of conception was probably around the 9th of March, 2018. (Rough Estimate).
- A baby that is conceived on the 17th of December, 2018, will be due on the 26th of September, 2019. (Rough Estimate).
On This Date
Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of December:
- 17th of December, 1967: Australian prime minister Harold Holt goes missing while swimming at a beach.
- 17th of December, 1983: A fire at a nightclub in Madrid, Spain, kills 83 people.
- 17th of December, 1983: A Provisional IRA car bomb kills 6 people outside of Harrods in London.
- 17th of December, 1996: The Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement takes 72 hostages in the Japanese Embassy in Lima, Peru.
- 17th of December, 2011: North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies of a suspected heart attack.
- 17th of December, 1980: The comedy-action film Any Which Way You Can (1980), is released in cinemas.
- 17th of December, 1989: The first episode of The Simpsons is aired.
- 17th of December, 1999: The movie Stuart Little (1999) is released.
- 17th of December, 2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) is released.
- 17th of December, 2009: Avatar (2009) is released.
- 17th of December, 2010: Black Swan (2010) is released in movie theaters.
- 17th of December, 2010: The movie TRON: Legacy (2010) is released.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of December:
Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Monday" in other languages is:
- German: Montag.
- French: Lundi.
- Italian: Lunedi.
- Spanish: Lunes.
- Portuguese: Segunda-feira.
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