October 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on October 17. From 1900 until now. October 17 is under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Eminem (1972), Rita Hayworth (1918) and Montgomery Clift (1920). Several movies were released around October 17 over the years, such as Paths of Glory in 1957 directed by Stanley Kubrick and Office Romance in 1977 directed by Eldar Ryazanov.
But much more happened on October 17 over the years: find out below

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The Carmilla Movie

The Carmilla Movie

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Spencer Maybee

Starring: Elise Bauman, Natasha Negovanlis, Annie Briggs, Kaitlyn Alexander

Please Stand By

Please Stand By

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Ben Lewin

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Toni Collette, Alice Eve, River Alexander

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 17?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • 2018 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip launch two rockets at Israel, one landing in the southern city of Beersheba, causing serious damage to a house but no injuries, and the other landing in the sea. (The Times of Israel)
  • 2017 Syrian Civil War: Battle of Raqqa: The Syrian Democratic Forces announce the end of the battle for ISIL's de facto capital. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announces the start of the Battle of Mosul, backed by the U.S.-led coalition, to retake ISIL-held Mosul, the self-declared caliphate's capital in Iraq. (Reuters), (Reuters²)
  • 2015 Henriette Reker, a candidate in Cologne's mayoral race, is stabbed in the neck by a man claiming to be angry over Germany's refugee policies. Reker is in serious condition, as is an aide. Three others suffered minor injuries. (BBC) (Today Online)
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Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing Lincoln

Year: 2012

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A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher In The Rye

Year: 1951

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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

Special Delivery by Danielle Steel

Special Delivery

Year: 1997

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In a novel that explores the fun and challenge, and occasional absurdity, of new beginnings, Danielle Steel tells the story of two people who find love where and when they least expect it.At

The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

The Great Railway Bazaar

Year: 1975

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First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature.

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

Year: 1970

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Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,

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