What happened this day in history October 17, 1917

What are the important events that happened on October 17, 1917? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 17, 1917: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 17, 1917 is the 290th day of the year 1917 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 75 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 4, 1917 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaenneacontagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $354.74. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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October 17, 1917 Historical Events

  • 1917
    First British bombing of Germany in World War I.

Who were born on October 17, 1917?

  • 1917
    Marsha Hunt, American actress
  • 1917
    Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (d. 1991)

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