May 17th, 1948

May 17th, 1948, fell on a Monday. It was day 138 of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

72 years, 6 months and 12 days have passed since May 17th, 1948.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 72 years, 6 months and 12 days have passed since May 17th, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1948.
  • Leap Year: 1948 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on May 17th, 1948, will be 72 years of age.
  • People born in 1948 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 17th, 1948:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 17th, 1948, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 17th, 1948 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

1948 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1948.

  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:


Holidays

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

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

US President

Who was the US President on May 17th, 1948?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 17th, 1948?

  • Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 17th, 1948 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 1947. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 17th, 1948 is the 24th of February, 1949. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 17th, 1948.

  • 26,494 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,289,085,200 seconds have passed since the May 17th, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,670,599,400 times.
  • Since May 17th, 1948, earth has travelled approximately 1,181,167,963,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 381,514,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 196,861,327 steps. That's about 87,494 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,469,022 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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