On This Day: December 17th
This is 351st day of the year and 14 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—19 Kislev 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 22nd day of the 11th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1807–1892, American Poet.
Milla Jovovichmodel, actor, and singer
Sir Humphry Davychemist, physicist
William L. Safirejournalist
W.L. Mackenzie Kingpolitical leader
Sylvia Ashton-Warnernovelist and educator
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.