What happened this day in history July 17, 1975

What are the important events that happened on July 17, 1975? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 17, 1975: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 17, 1975 is the 198th day of the year 1975 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 167 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 4, 1975 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 174,787,200 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 ‘hectaenneacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $3,902.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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July 17, 1975 Historical Events

  • 1975
    Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: An American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft dock with each other in orbit marking the first such link-up between spacecraft from the two nations.

Who were born on July 17, 1975?

  • 1975
    Andre Adams, New Zealand Cricketer
  • 1975
    Cécile de France, Belgian actress
  • 1975
    Darude, Finnish trance DJ
  • 1975
    Elena Anaya, Spanish actress
  • 1975
    Harlette, British Fashion Designer lingerie
  • 1975
    Konnie Huq, English television presenter
  • 1975
    Paul Hinojos, American guitarist (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta)
  • 1975
    Terence Tao, Australian-Chinese mathematician

Who died on July 17, 1975?

  • 1975
    Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Georgian writer and public benefactor (b. 1893)

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