May 17th, 1920.

May 17th, 1920, was a Monday. It was day 138 of 1920. The decade was the 1920s.

102 years, 2 months and 29 days have passed since May 17th, 1920.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 102 years, 2 months and 29 days have passed since May 17th, 1920.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1920.
  • Leap Year: 1920 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: A person born on May 17th, 1920 will be 102 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1920 belong to the Greatest Generation generation.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 17th, 1920, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1920 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 17th, 1920 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on May 17th, 1920.

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Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1920.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out May 17th, 1926 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on May 17th.

Bill Paxton

Actor. Deceased
Born on May 17th, 1955
He was born exactly 35 years after this date.

Bob Saget

Comedian / Actor. Deceased
Born on May 17th, 1956
He was born exactly 36 years after this date.

Sugar Ray Leonard

Born on May 17th, 1956
He was born exactly 36 years after this date.


Irish singer.
Born on May 17th, 1961
She was born exactly 41 years after this date.

Tahj Mowry

Born on May 17th, 1986
He was born exactly 66 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May.

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

US President.

Woodrow Wilson was the President of the United States on May 17th, 1920.


UK Prime Minister.

David Lloyd George was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 17th, 1920.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 17th, 1920 was most likely conceived around August 25th, 1919.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 17th, 1920 is close to February 7th, 1921.

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Stats for May 17th, 1920

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 17th, 1920.

  • A total of 37,345 days have passed since this date.
  • 5,335 weeks have passed.
  • 3,226,608,000 seconds have passed since the May 17th, 1920.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,764,376,000 times.
  • Since May 17th, 1920, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,664,929,728,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 537,768,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 277,488,288 steps. That's about 123,328 miles!
  • Since this date, 38,719,296 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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