December 17, 2021: Facts, Holidays & History

Friday, December 17, 2021, was 1 month and 2 days ago. It was the 351st day and 12th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 17th day of Winter and there are 74 days left until Spring. December 17, 2021 zodiac sign is Sagittarius. On this day, Joe Biden (Democratic) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.92 billion, according to census.gov.

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

Day index 351st day of the year
Day of week 351st Saturday of 2021
Week index Week 51st week of 2021
Season 17th day of Winter
Generation Generation Alpha
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius ♐
Chinese Zodiac Ox
Ruling Planet Jupiter
Numerology 7
December Birthstone Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz
December Birth flower Narcissus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

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

December 17th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for December 17 is Sagittarius ♐. Sagittarius' strengths are: being idealistic, generous, and humor. While the weaknesses are: impatient, get bored quickly, and do things carelessly. Jupiter is the ruling planet of Sagittarius.

Top news headlines from December 17, 2021

Here is what happened on this day.

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

Spider-Man: No Way Home PNC Championship Émilie du Châtelet Donald Parham How I Met Your Father Betty White

December 17th events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on December 17.

1986 – Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the 1st heart, lung & liver transplant at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England.

1903 – The Wright Brothers make the first sustained motorized aircraft flight at 10:35 AM, piloted by Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

1788 – Russian army of Grigory Potemkin occupies Ocharov.

Stock markets on December 17, 2021

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December 17, 2021 US Holidays

Holidays on this day: No major holidays found for this date.

Popular Tweets on Dec 17, 2021

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


December 17, 2021 in Music

The number one song on The Billboard Hot 100 was "Easy On Me" by Adele.

December 17 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
December 17, 2021 life path number is 7. 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 7 is thought to be curious and devoted to investigating the unknown. You have an analytical mind, a strong mix of intellectual creativity, logic, and possess all of the skills to handle the challenge.


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