August 17th, 2021

August 17th, 2021, will fall on a Tuesday. It will be day 229 of 2021. The decade will be the 2020s.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 6 months and 27 days will pass between now and August 17th, 2021.
  • Week Number: This date will occur during Week 33 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1629154800.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 17th, 2021, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 17th, 2021 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Celebrity Birthdays

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • If your baby is due on August 17th, 2021, then the date of conception was probably around the 7th of November, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
  • A baby that is conceived on August 17th, 2021, will be due on the 27th of May, 2022. (Rough Estimate).

17th of August

Events that have occurred on the 17th of August:

  • August 17th, 1950: Hill 303 massacre: 41 American Prisoners of War are shot to death by the North Korean Army.
  • August 17th, 1969: Hurricane Camille kills 256 in the United States.
  • August 17th, 1987: Prominent Nazi politican Rudolf Hess commits suicide at the age of 93.
  • August 17th, 1988: President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.
  • August 17th, 1988: Guns N' Roses release the song "Sweet Child o' Mine".
  • August 17th, 1991: Strathfield Massacre: Taxi driver Wade Frankum shoots and kills seven people in Sydney, Australia.
  • August 17th, 1998: US President Bill Clinton admits that he had an "improper physical relationship" with Monica Lewinsky.
  • August 17th, 1999: 17,000 people are killed by an earthquake in Izmit, Turkey.
  • August 17th, 2000: Al Gore is nominated as the Democrat candidate for President of the United States.
  • August 17th, 2008: Michael Phelps becomes the first person to win eight gold medals in one Olympic Games.
  • August 17th, 2012: Robin van Persie transfers from Arsenal to Manchester United.
  • August 17th, 1967: Boxer Muhammad Ali marries Belinda Boyd.
  • August 17th, 1979: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979) is released.
  • August 17th, 1986: Hurricane Charley hits the United States.
  • August 17th, 1992: English pop group "Take That" release their first studio album: "Take That & Party".
  • August 17th, 2002: Soham murders: Ian Huntley is arrested on suspicion of abduction and murder.
  • August 17th, 2002: Soham murders: The bodies of Jessica Chapman and Holly Wells are discovered.
  • August 17th, 2007: The comedy movie Superbad (2007) is released in cinemas.
  • August 17th, 2016: Gamescom takes place in Cologne, Germany.


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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 209 days will pass between now and then.
  • 18,054,000 seconds will pass between now and August 17th, 2021.
  • Between now and then, your heart will beat 21,063,000 times.
  • Between now and August 17th, 2021, earth will travel approximately 9,315,864,000 miles through space.
  • Between now and then, your eyes will blink 3,009,000 times.
  • Between now and then, you will take 1,552,644 steps. That's about 690 miles!
  • 216,648 meteors will enter the earth's atmosphere between now and then!

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