January 17, 2024

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Wednesday, January 17, 2024:

🕰️ Born into › Generation Alpha
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Saturday
🎂 How many days until my birthday ›

Countdown time to your next birthday:


🍿 Number one movie › Dune: Part Two
🎮 Number one video game › Helldivers II
🎵 Number one song › "Lovin On Me" by Jack Harlow

🐉 Chinese Zodiac › Dragon
☀️ Sun Sign › Capricorn
🌎 Zodiac Element › Earth
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Saturn ♄
🐼 Spirit Animal › Goose

🔢 Life Path Number › 8
🌼 Birth flower › Carnation
🪨 Birthstone › Garnet
📅 Lucky day › Saturday
Power Color › Grey

⛽ Gas price per gallon › $3.31
🔌 Electricity price per KWh › $0.17
🍞 Bread price per pound › $2.02
🍻 Alcohol price per 16oz › $1.77
🥛 Milk price per gallon › $3.83
🥚 Eggs price per dozen › $3
🍌 Bananas price per pound › $0.63

🏛️ President of United States ›
🌎 World population › 8,118,835,999 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 156,800,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 2,399,040 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 11,289,600 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 16,464,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken about 1,975,680 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second will happen sometime on September 25, 2055.


What happened on my birthday

1773
Captain James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle (66° 33' S).

1873
A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, a part of the Modoc War.

1912
Captain Robert Scott's expedition arrives at the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen.

1946
United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting.

1991
Operation Desert Storm begins, with US-led coalition forces bombing Iraq, during the Gulf War.


Famous people with my birthday

1944
Françoise Hardy, French pop singer-songwriter, and actress

1904
Patsy Ruth Miller, American actress (Quebec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds)

1946
Michèle Deslauriers, French-Canadian actress, and the voice of the Montreal Metro system

1902
Geoffrey Lloyd, British politician and Governor of the BBC

1947
Jane Elliot, American actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing)

1952
Larry Fortensky, American construction worker and 8th husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor (1991-96)

1926
Dick Hills, British screenwriter, with Sid Green (Two Of A Kind; The Strange World of Gurney Slade), and comedian (Those Two Fellers)

1960
Chatchai Plengpanich, Thai actor


Holidays on Wednesday, January 17th

Printing Ink Day
Printing Ink Day, celebrated on the closest Tuesday to January 16, is a special day to appreciate and learn about the different types of inks, their origins, and their uses in our daily lives and work.

Ditch New Year's Resolution Day
Ditch New Year's Resolution Day, celebrated on January 17th, is a day when you can take a break from your New Year's goals, like eating healthy or exercising, and not feel guilty about enjoying some extra treats or screen time.

Customer Service Day
Customer Service Day, celebrated on January 17th, appreciates the people who make sure customers are happy and help solve their problems, reminding us that great service is key to keeping customers loyal to a brand.

Benjamin Franklin Day
Benjamin Franklin Day, celebrated on January 17, honors the birth of a Founding Father who was a master of many trades, from inventing to politics, and is the face on the $100 bill.

National Hot Heads Chili Day
National Hot Heads Chili Day, celebrated on January 17th, is a day for chili enthusiasts and spice lovers to enjoy and compete in eating some of the world's hottest chilis, participate in cook-offs, and appreciate spicy cuisines from around the globe.