Sunday August 17, 1902: on this day

About August 17th, 1902, in brief:

  • Day of the week: August 17th, 1902 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Tiger (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Robert De Niro, Sean Penn
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: On a Sunday Afternoon by Harry Macdonough
  • Popular movie: Snow White directed by N/A

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What day of the week was August 17, 1902?

August 17, 1902 was a Sunday and it was the 229th day of the year 1902 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 17, 1902 can also be written as 8/17/1902 in the US and as 17/8/1902 in UK and Europe.

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August 17, 1902: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 17th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 17, 1902: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 17, 1902 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

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August 17, 1902: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 17, 1902 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 17, 1902 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 17, 1902 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 99% full, rising at 05:41 pm and setting at 04:32 am.

The previous full moon was on Jul 20, 1902 while the next full moon would come on Aug 19, 1902.

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Who was born on August 17, 1902?

Famous people born on August 17, 1902:

  • Azucena Maizani

    Argentinian tango singer and actress who left a lasting impact on the music scene.

  • Georgette Heyer

    English author (b. 1902).

  • Gilbert Dreyfus

    France scientist.

  • Giulio Pastore
  • Margaret Leahy
  • Ángel J. Battistessa

Whose famous birthday is on August 17th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 17th:

  • Robert De Niro
    Robert De Niro

    American actor, director, and businessman.

  • Sean Penn
    Sean Penn

    American actor, whose first fame was due to his marriage with madonna (8/16/1985).

  • Donnie Wahlberg
    Donnie Wahlberg

    American musician, who was a member of "the new kids on the block" along with jon, jordan knight, mcintyre, and wood.

  • Belinda Carlisle
    Belinda Carlisle

    American musician who founded an all-girl band, "the go-go's", in california 1978 with jane wiedlin and was joined by charlotte caffey...

  • Yû Aoi
    Yû Aoi

    Yû aoi is a japanese actress known for her roles in various films and television series.

  • Austin Butler
    Austin Butler

    Austin butler is a tv actor known for his roles in shows like 'the carrie diaries' and 'the shannara chronicles'.

  • Maureen O'Hara
    Maureen O'Hara

    An irish-american actress, who was especially popular in american films of the 1940s and 1950s.

  • Brady Corbet
    Brady Corbet

    Brady Corbet is an American actor, director, and writer known for his work in independent films.

  • Helen McCrory
    Helen McCrory

    British actress (b. 1968).

  • Julian Fellowes
    Julian Fellowes

    English actor, director, screenwriter, and politician.

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How old is someone born on August 17, 1902?

Someone born on August 17, 1902 is:

121 years 11 months old,

or 1463 months and 8 days old,

or 6362 weeks and 4 days old,

or 44538 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 17, 1902?

There are 24 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Saturday August 17th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 17, 1902?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on August 17, 1902.

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August 17, 1902: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on August 17th?

Famous deaths on August 17th:

  • Billy Murray
    Billy Murray

    Singer (denver nightengale), dies at 77.

  • Pearl Bailey
    Pearl Bailey

    American entertainer, in vaudeville and nightclubs, films, and records.

  • Vivian Vance
    Vivian Vance

    Beloved American actress famous for her role as Ethel Mertz on 'I Love Lucy.

  • Yvonne Craig
    Yvonne Craig

    Yvonne Craig was an American ballet dancer and actress, best known for her role as Batgirl in the 1960s Batman television series.

  • Richard Barthelmess
    Richard Barthelmess

    Actor (heroes for sales), passes away from cancer at the age of 68.

  • Draydon Carter

    Pioneering scientist known for groundbreaking research in the field of biotechnology.

  • Pandit Jasraj

    Pandit Jasraj was a renowned Hindustani classical vocalist and one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.

  • Liviya Gershwin

    Liviya Gershwin was an American composer and lyricist who collaborated with her brother, George Gershwin, on numerous Broadway musicals.

  • Odai Barakat

    Talented painter known for his vibrant and expressive artworks.

  • Ardenia Hall

    Known for her work in the civil rights movement.

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August 17, 1902: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 17, 1902 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 11th and August 17th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 17, 1902: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 17, 1902 was On a Sunday Afternoon by Harry Macdonough, according to the music chart for the week August 11th and August 17th.

  1. - On a Sunday Afternoon

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Who was the US President on August 17, 1902?

On August 17, 1902 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1902?

On August 17, 1902 the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 17, 1902?

On August 17, 1902 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about August 17th?

August 17th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 17th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 17th, such as:

  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests: near the israel-gaza barrier, around 20,000 palestinians demonstrate. according to medical sources, two israeli defense forces personnel were killed and at least 270 more wounded by the force. 50 of these victims were shot with live ammunition.
  • 2017 - 2017 barcelona attacks: a van drove into crowds in la rambla (barcelona) in an attack that spanish police call a terrorist attack. it killed at least 12 people. isil claims responsibility for the arrest of two suspects.
  • 2016 - During a counter-terrorism raid in saint petersburg, russia on an apartment block, at least four north caucasus islamic militants were killed by federal security service (fsb).

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What happened in 1902?

1902 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • A Trip To The Moon, the 1st science fiction film released
  • Australia beat England by 3 runs at Old Trafford
  • Union of Orthodox Rabbis of US and Canada forms

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What was the calendar for August 1902?

August 1902 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Sunday August 17, 1902