January 17th, 2021

January 17th, 2021, will fall on a Sunday. It will be day 17 of 2021. The decade will be the 2020s.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date will fall on a weekend.
  • 1 months and 15 days will pass between now and January 17th, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date will occur during Week 02 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 will NOT be a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1610841600.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 2021, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 will be the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17th, 2021 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • If your baby is due on January 17th, 2021, then the date of conception was probably around the 9th of April, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
  • A baby that is conceived on January 17th, 2021, will be due on the 27th of October, 2021. (Rough Estimate).

17th of January

Events that have occurred on the 17th of January:

  • January 17th, 1991: Operation Desert Storm begins as US-led coalition forces begin to bomb Iraqi ground positions.
  • January 17th, 1995: The "Great Hanshin earthquake" kills 6,434 people in Japan.
  • January 17th, 1998: The Lewinsky scandal is first mentioned by The Drudge Report.
  • January 17th, 2007: There is public outrage when contestants on the UK television show "Celebrity Big Brother" are accused of being racist towards Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.
  • January 17th, 2007: Britney Spears shaves all of her hair off.
  • January 17th, 1950: The "Great Brink's Robbery" takes place when armed robbers steal $2.7 million from the Brink's Building in Boston.
  • January 17th, 1971: Super Bowl V: The Baltimore Colts defeat the Dallas Cowboys 16-13 at the Miami Orange Bowl.
  • January 17th, 1988: The first episode of Australian soap opera Home and Away is aired.
  • January 17th, 1992: The film Juice (1992) is released.
  • January 17th, 1994: 57 people are killed by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Los Angeles.
  • January 17th, 2015: Start date of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 2021.

  • 46 days will pass between now and then.
  • 3,974,400 seconds will pass between now and January 17th, 2021.
  • Between now and then, your heart will beat 4,636,800 times.
  • Between now and January 17th, 2021, earth will travel approximately 2,050,790,400 miles through space.
  • Between now and then, your eyes will blink 662,400 times.
  • Between now and then, you will take 341,798 steps. That's about 152 miles!
  • 47,693 meteors will enter the earth's atmosphere between now and then!

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