What happened this day in history May 17, 1971

What are the important events that happened on May 17, 1971? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 17, 1971: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 17, 1971 is the 137th day of the year 1971 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 228 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 4, 1971 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 721,440 minutes 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 ‘hectatriacontaheptagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $16,536.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

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

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

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Who were born on May 17, 1971?

  • 1971
    Princess Máxima of the Netherlands
  • 1971
    Shaun Hart, Australian footballer

MyFirstName.Rocks [ Ad ] Did you know? In the United States, the most popular girl’s name in 1971 was Jennifer with 56,784 babies. It’s Michael for the boys with 77,591 babies. (Source: ssa.gov)