December 17th is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 14 days left to the end of the year.
♐ Sagittarius is the Zodiac Sign for Dec 17th
Let us explore December 17th Birthday Astrology traits for Sagittarius.
Sagittarius is the ninth astrological sign, which is associated with the constellation Sagittarius. The symbol of the archer is based on the centaur Chiron, who mentored Achilles in archery. Also known as the Archer, Sagittarius is represented by the symbol of an arrow.
Just as the celestial Archer draws its bow and shoots arrows into the heavens, so the Sagittarian looks to the skies and shoots their ideas into the distance. often hitting the target full on. Passionate impulsive individuals who are able to bend and bow according to the situation or the company they are with. Open and friendly, a Sagittarian comes across as an easy-going person with a genial, expansive character.
People of this sign are popular among their peers. Socially outgoing, they enjoy attention and become easily the life and soul of the party. Sagittarius has a huge appetite for the vital life force which keeps them occupied with travel, exploration, and experiencing all life has to offer, both physically and intellectually. No wonder this sign is known as the traveler of the Zodiac, never happier than when on the road or just roaming in the great outdoors.
Physically, Sagittarians need to keep active and thrive on sport - they are just as happy to compete individually as to join team games. Intellectually, the sign is associated with wisdom and philosophy. Life is the university of Sagittarius. Having a strong sense of reason and fair play are the marks of their integrity.
If you were born December on the 17th December then your zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
17th December Birthday Astrology
Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21) Theoretical thinkin is like honey to those people. Born as Sagittarius you will have a tendency to philosophize. Honesty and a strong sense of justice are some of the positive qualities of Sagittarius. Focus and energy are things they give to work and family life. Sagittarius are compatible with: Aquarius, Libra, Aries and Leo.
Month of December Zodiac Signs are Sagittarius(until December 21) and Capricorn(December 22 onwards).
December Birth Flowers
Month of December flower is the Narcissus. These flowers symbolize sweetness. The embodiment of the idea that you want your beloved one to stay just the way they are. The other December birth flower is Holly, which symbolizes your wish for domestic happiness.
Good Cheer and Success. The December Birth Flower Narcissus senda a clear message of: You Are The Special One to the reciever.
Historical Events for December 17th
Year 38 » Octavian divorces his wife Scribonia and marries Livia Drusilla, ending the fragile peace between the Second Triumvirate and Sextus Pompey.
Year 395 » Emperor Theodosius I dies in Milan, the Roman Empire is re-divided into an eastern and a western half. The Byzantine Empire or Eastern Roman Empire is centered in Constantinople under Arcadius, son of Theodosius, and the Western Roman Empire in Mediolanum
Year 1608 Astrology » Emperor of Ethiopia Emperor Susenyos of Ethiopia Susenyos surprises an Oromo people Oromo army at Ebenat; his army reportedly kills 12,000 Oromo at the cost of 400 of his men.
Year 1773 Astrology » Captain James Cook and his crew become the first Europeans to sail below the Antarctic Circle.
Year 1781 Astrology » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Cowpens Continental troops under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan defeat British forces under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton at the battle in South Carolina.
Year 1799 Astrology » Malta known as Maltese patriot Dun Mikiel Xerri, along with a number of other patriots, is executed.
Year 1811 Astrology » Mexican War of Independence: In the Battle of Calderón Bridge, a heavily outnumbered History of Spain (1814–73) named Spanish force of 6,000 troops defeats nearly 100,000 Mexican revolutionaries.
Year 1852 Astrology » The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Boer colonies of the South African Republic or Transvaal.
Year 1873 Astrology » A group of Modoc people or Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, part of the Modoc War.
Year 1885 Astrology » A British force defeats a large Dervish army at the Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan.
Year 1917 Astrology » The United States pays Denmark $25 million for the U.S. Virgin Islands known as Virgin Islands.
Year 1918 Astrology » Finnish Civil War: The first serious battles take place between the Red Guards (Finland) known as Red Guards and the White Guard (Finland) called White Guard.
Year 1929 Astrology » Popeye e.g Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar called Elzie Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
Year 1929 » Inayatullah Khan, king of the Emirate of Afghanistan abdicates the throne after only three days.
Year 1941 Astrology » Franco-Thai War: Vichy France called French forces Battle of Ko Chang known as inflict a decisive defeat over the Royal Thai Navy.
Year 1943 Astrology » World War II: Greek submarine Papanikolis (Y-2) called Greek submarine Papanikolis captures the 200-ton sailing vessel 'Agios Stefanos' and mans her with part of her crew.
Year 1944 Astrology » World War II: Allies of World War II e.g Allied forces launch the first of Battle of Monte Cassino or four assaults on Monte Cassino with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome, an effort that would ultimately take four months
Year 1945 Astrology » World War II: Soviet Union e.g Soviet forces capture the almost completely destroyed Polish city of Warsaw.
Year 1945 » The Nazi Germany e.g Nazis begin the evacuation of the Auschwitz concentration camp as Soviet forces close in.
Year 1945 » Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is taken into Soviet Union known as Soviet custody while in Hungary; he is never publicly seen again.
Year 1949 Astrology » 'The Goldbergs (broadcast series) or The Goldbergs', the first Situation comedy or sitcom on American television, airs for the first time.
Year 1961 Astrology » Former Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville) called Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba is murdered in circumstances suggesting the support and complicity of the governments of Belgium and the United States.
Year 1966 Astrology » 1966 Palomares B-52 crash Palomares incident: A B-52 Stratofortress B-52 bomber collides with a KC-135 Stratotanker over Spain, killing seven airmen, and dropping three 70-kiloton B28 nuclear bomb nuclear bombs near the town of Palomares, Almería Palomare
Year 1969 Astrology » Black Panther Party members Bunchy Carter and John Huggins are killed during a meeting in Campbell Hall on the campus of UCLA.
Year 1969 » Marinella releases 'Stalia – Stalia'.
Year 1977 Astrology » Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore is executed by a firing squad in Utah, ending a ten-year moratorium on capital punishment in the United States.
Year 1981 Astrology » President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos lifts Martial law in the Philippines called martial law eight years and five months after declaring it.
Year 1982 Astrology » "Cold Sunday": in numerous cities in the United States temperatures fall to their lowest levels in over 100 years.
Year 1991 Astrology » Harald V of Norway Harald V becomes Monarchy of Norway King of Norway on the death of his father, Olav V of Norway Olav V.
Year 1991 » Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm begins early in the morning. Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles into Israel in an unsuccessful bid to provoke Israeli retaliation.
Year 1992 Astrology » During a visit to South Korea, Prime Minister of Japan or Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa apologizes for forcing Korean women into Comfort women or sexual slavery during World War II.
Year 1994 Astrology » 1994 Northridge earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Northridge, California.
Year 1995 Astrology » The Great Hanshin earthquake: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurs near Kobe, Japan, causing extensive property damage and killing 6,434 people.