How long until November 17, 2021 ?
There are 293 days until November 17, 2021
Famous birthdays of November 17
- (2009) Heavenly Joy: Pop Singer.
- (2005) Giant George: American dog (d. 2013).
- (2005) Gabriel Mancini: French-born child of noted mother,...
- (2001) Reece Buttery: TV Actor.
- (2000) Ethan Karpathy: Pop Singer.
Holidays and feasts of November 17
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Facts of November 17
- (2009) South African human rights activist Kumi Naidoo becomes the executive director of Greenpeace, the first African to head the organisation. (AP)
- (2008) The Japanese economy posts consecutive second-quarter contraction for the first time since 2001, officially putting the country in a recession. (CNN-IBN)
- (1946) Afghanistan, Iceland and Sweden join the United Nations.
- (1979) Iran hostage crisis: Iranian leader Ruhollah Khomeini orders the release of 13 female and African American hostages being held at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.
- (1998) Voyager 1 overtakes Pioneer 10 as the most distant man-made object from the Solar System, at a distance of 69.419 AU (1.0384910 km).
November 17 over the years: how did the world look like on November 17 in the past 120 years ?
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