What happened this day in history October 17, 1965

What are the important events that happened on October 17, 1965? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 17, 1965: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 17, 1965 is the 290th day of the year 1965 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 75 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 4, 1965 – a Sunday. 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.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,940.20. (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 Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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October 17, 1965 Historical Events

  • 1965
    The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair closes after a two year run. More than 51 million people had attended the two-year event.

Who were born on October 17, 1965?

  • 1965
    Aravinda de Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer

Who died on October 17, 1965?

  • 1965
    John Barton King, Philadelphian cricketer (b. 1873)

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