On this page, you will find out what your life path number, birth sign, and ruling planet really mean. Learn the meaning of your birthstone, birth flower and discover what is G.I. Generation and what happened in 1910s. View the most popular baby names on the day you were born and other untold facts.
Your life path number is 5
Numerology is the mystical study of numbers. Just as astrology the planets and zodiac signs are connected to specific attributes within astrology, certain numbers are associated with specific traits or themes. These numbers are used to offer insight into personality, future events, and even life’s greater purpose.
What does life path number 5 mean? Life path number 5 represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
May 17 zodiac sign is Taurus
There are 12 zodiac signs, and each sign has its own strengths and weaknesses, its own specific traits, desires and attitude towards life and people. By analyzing the projection of the position of planets, and the Sun and the Moon on the Ecliptic at the moment of birth. Astrology can give us a glimpse of a person’s basic characteristics, preferences, flaws and fears.
People who are born on May 17 in 1918 have an astrological sign of Taurus ♉. Taurus' life pursuit is emotional and financial security and a secret desire to have a secure, happy and wealthy life/marriage. People of this zodiac sign like gardening, cooking, music, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive, uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.
Your ruling planet is Venus
The ruling planet of Taurus is Venus. Venus is a planet of love, charm, and possessions. People who are born with Venus as the ruling planet have beauty, charm, and sensuality.
The birthstone for May 17, 1918 is Emerald
The birthstone for May 17, 1918 is Emerald. May’s sole birthstone is the emerald. The name is derived from the Greek word "smaragdos," which means green. The gem can range from light to deep, rich green. The emerald belongs to the beryl family of minerals, and has been treasured since ancient times as a symbol of rebirth. The birthstone for August 2022 is Peridot and Sardonyx.
The birth flower for May is Lily of the valley
Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of somebody’s birth. The characteristics that the flower has may be “inherited” by whoever is born in that certain month person.
Lily of the valley has the flower meaning of humility, chastity, sweetness, purity and is said to bring luck in love. It also means "the return of happiness" which is the reason why it is often used as decorations in weddings. Convallaria majalis or lily of the valley usually bloom in the month of May. The birth flower for August 2022 is Gladiolus.
1918 is a G.I. Generation
If you are born on were born in 1918, you are part of G.I. Generation. G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".
1918 is obviously part of the 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism.
1918 is the Year of the Horse
If you are born in 1918, according to Chinese Zodiac, you were born in the Year of the Horse. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.
This year (2022) is the Year of the Tiger.
The above date is May 17, 1918 written in Roman numerals. It is written in the traditional American / Western style and formatted in the order of Month-Day-Year (05-17-1918).
The most popular baby names in 1918: Mary for girls and John for boys
There were an estimated year babies born throughout the world in 1918. The estimated number of babies born on 17th May 1918 is 17ay or about 5inute babies every minute. (Source: un.org) In 1918, the most popular baby girl name was Mary, and for boys, it was John. (Source: ssa.gov)
The world population in 1918 was (Source: census.gov).
17 May, 1918 birthday summary
Below are the most important and frequently asked questions by people born on this date.
How old am I if I was born in 1918?
→ You are 104 years old.
What day was my birthday on?
→ You were born on a Friday.
How many days until my birthday?
→ There are until your 105th birthday.
What day will my birthday be in 2023?
→ Your birthday will be on a Wednesday in 2023.
What is my birthstone?
→ Your birthstone is Emerald.
What is my birth flower?
→ Your birth flower is Lily of the valley.
What is my life path number?
→ Your life path number is 5.
What is Numerology?
→ Your life path number is based upon your date of birth. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes.
What was the number one song on my birthday?
→ The number one song on your date of birth was [Not available]. No song matches found..
What was the number one song on my 14th birthday?
→ The number one song on your 14th birthday was [Not available]. No song matches found..
What does my birthday mean?
→ Life path number 5 represents progress, adventure and opportunity. You possess the curiosity of a cat and long to experience all of life.
Which celebrities share my birthday?
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May 17, 1918 facts
Day index: 137th day of 1918
Day of week: Friday
Week index: 137th Saturday of 1918
Next same calendar year: 2030
Days until next birthday:
Age on next birthday: 105 years old
Days since birth:
Days spent sleeping: 12,691 days
Months spent sleeping: 417 months
Years spent sleeping: 34.77 years
Part of life spent sleeping: 33%
Full moons since birth: 1,291
First one billion second: was on January 23, 1950
Life path number: 5
Zodiac sign: Taurus ♉
Zodiac ruling planet: Venus
1918 world population: (Source: un.org)
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