What happened this day in history February 17, 1989

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

February 17, 1989: Facts & Myths About This Day

February 17, 1989 is the 48th day of the year 1989 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 317 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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

When this day started, 167,688 hours 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 ‘tetracontaoctagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $510.55. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone 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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Who were born on February 17, 1989?

  • 1989
    Chord Overstreet, American actor
  • 1989
    Rebecca Adlington, English swimmer
  • 1989
    Stacey McClean, British singer

Who died on February 17, 1989?

  • 1989
    Lefty Gomez, American baseball player (b. 1908)

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