What happened this day in history December 17, 1989

What are the important events that happened on December 17, 1989? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 17, 1989: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 17, 1989 is the 351st day of the year 1989 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 14 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 4, 1989 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 629,856,000 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

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

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $973.30. (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.

Snake 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, 1989 Historical Events

  • 1989
    Fernando Collor de Mello defeats Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the second round of the Brazilian presidential election, becoming the first democratically elected President in almost 30 years.
  • 1989
    Romanian Revolution: Protests continue in Timişoara with rioters breaking into the Romanian Communist Party’s District Committee building and attempting to set it on fire.
  • 1989
    The first episode of television series The Simpsons, “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire”, airs in the United States.

Who were born on December 17, 1989?

  • 1989
    Ashley Edner, American actress
  • 1989
    Taylor York, American rock guitarist

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