February 17th is the 45th day of the year (46th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 320 days left to the end of the year.
♒ Aquarius is the Zodiac Sign for Feb 17th
Let us explore February 17th Birthday Astrology traits for Aquarius.
The symbol of the water-bearer is based on Hyas, who was killed by wild beasts while fetching water from the river. His sisters make rain when they weep for him, hence the sign has an association with air.
Aquarius star signs as individuals tend to be creative, independent and more interested in their own ideas and concepts. The biggest strengths for Aquarius are witt, cleverness, humanitarian, inventive and original. This zodiac sign has great spirit and tends to be social and extroverted. Things Aquariuses can work on to improve thier personality are sarcasm, aloofness, rebelliosness, sarcas, being too stubborn and unemotional.
It might take time to get an Aquarius to open up and share their emotions. When you talk with them about any other subject than emotions you fill find Aquariuses to be very friendly.
If you were born February on the 17th February then your zodiac sign is Aquarius.
17th February Birthday Astrology
Aquarius (January 21 - February 19) People born under this sign can sometimes leave an impression of being simple minded. However this is actually one of their positive qualities. This quality can result in being honest, loyal and dependable. Some other great attributes of the Aquarius are smarts and a drive towards independence. Aquarius are compatible with: Aries, Gemini, Libra, Pisces, Sagittarius and other Aquarius.
Month of February Zodiac Signs are Aquarius(until February 18) and Pisces(February 19 onwards).
February Birth Flowers
Month of February is associated with St. Valentine's Day and red roses. However, the flower for the month is Violet. The flower symbolises faithfulness, humility and chastity. Gifting violets in the Victorian era conveyed the message: I'll always be true. The birth flower is found in shades of blue, mauve as well as yellow and cream.
Faithfulness, Wisdom and Hope. Violets convey the meaning that you will always be true. February Birth Flower Violet comes in shades not only of Purple, which is what people commonly think of, but also of White.
Historical Events for February 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.