What happened this day in history December 17, 1969

What are the important events that happened on December 17, 1969? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 17, 1969: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 17, 1969 is the 351st day of the year 1969 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 14 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 4, 1969 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectapentacontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $182.55. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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December 17, 1969 Historical Events

  • 1969
    Project Blue Book: The United States Air Force closes its study of UFOs, stating that sightings are generated as a result of “A mild form of mass hysteria, Individuals who fabricate such reports to perpetrate a hoax or seek publicity, psychopathological persons, and misidentification of various conventional objects.”
  • 1969
    The SALT I talks begin.

Who were born on December 17, 1969?

  • 1969
    Chris Mason, English darts player
  • 1969
    Chuck Liddell, American mixed martial artist
  • 1969
    Michael V., Filipino comedian and actor
  • 1969
    Mick Quinn, English musician (Supergrass)

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