August 17, 2021: Facts, Holidays & History

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, was 1 month and 29 days ago. It was the 229th day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 78th day of Summer and there are 15 days left till Fall (autumn). August 17, 2021 zodiac sign is Leo. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately , according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about August 17, 2021, including popular events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at August 17 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 229th day of the year
Day of week 33rd Tuesday of 2021
Week index 33rd week of 2021
Season 78th day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Leo ♌
Chinese Zodiac Ox
Ruling Planet Sun
Numerology 3
August Birthstone Peridot and Sardonyx
August Birth flower Gladiolus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write August 17, 2021, in Roman numerals: MMXXI (month-day, year)

August 17th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 17 is Leo ♌. Leo's strengths are: passionate, generous, humorous, and creative. While the weaknesses are: are being arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, and lazy. Sun is the ruling planet of Leo.

Top news headlines from August 17, 2021

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 17th:

Tim Tebow Naomi Osaka Blue Alert White Lotus Britney Spears #StarWarsVisions

August 17th events in history

Below are some important historical events that happened on August 17.

1998 – Monica Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony he had an "improper physical relationship" with the intern and on the same day admits before the nation he "misled people" about the relationship.

1947 – The Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.

1945 – Korea is divided into North and South Korea along the 38th parallel.

Stock markets on August 17, 2021

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August 17, 2021 US Holidays

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Popular Tweets on Aug 17, 2021

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August 17, 2021 in Music

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August 17 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 17, 2021 life path number is 3. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 3 is thought to be with a natural gift for gab and overflow of charisma. You have a natural gift for creativity, you are well aware of your talent, and liven up any room without even trying.


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