According to Gregory calendar, on October 17, the day number in a year is 291 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 292. October 17 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 17 October in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1558Poxa Poleska, Polish Postal Service, was established by the order of Raja Sigismund II Augustus.
1604German astronomer Johannes Kepler visited an exceptionally star, now known as the supernova (residue nebula picture) of the kepler, which suddenly appeared in the constellation Opheus.
1605The Mughal ruler Akbar died.
1797The Treaty of Campo Formio ended the first coalition war.
1801A coup was organized in the Batvian Republic.
1817Syed Ahmed Khan, the founder of Aligarh Muslim University, was born in Delhi.
1870The Port of Calcutta was brought under the management of a constitutional body.
1878John A. McDonald was once again elected Prime Minister of Canada after playing the role of opposition in government for five years.
1904Bank of Italy opened to the general public.
1907The first commercial wireless telegraph is sent above the Atlantic Ocean.
1918Yugoslavia declared itself a republican country.
1927The American League was founded in 1901 by Ban Johnson, who was forced to step down as president.
1931American gangster Al Capon was convicted in five cases of income tax evasion.
1933, Albert Einstein and his wife Nazi ran away from Germany, Princeton, New Jersey, where he intended to take his scientific work at the Institute of Advance Studies.
1940A French Communist, the body of Willy Munnenberg, who was a misleading campaigner for the Communist Party of Germany, was found to be a saint-marselin.
1940Mahatma Gandhi declared private Satyagraha.
1941For the first time in World War II, a German submarine attacked an American vessel.
1943Three days after a successful rebellion by the prisoners, the Sobibor fleeing camp was closed at Holocost, Eastern Poland.
1944In Athens, rival birds started fighting each other.
1947Burma and Britain today signed an agreement, which if it gives Burma complete freedom outside the UK, thus ends 300 years of British rule over the country.
1956Queen Elizabeth II formally inaugurated the Sela Maidan Nuclear Power Station today. However, the power station was working on the National Grid from 27 August 191956 and providing electricity.
1956The first major nuclear power station started in England.
196034 people died in a bus accident near the city of Quito, Ecuador.
1962The City of Edmonton, Canada, held a municipal election.
1964Australian Prime Minister Robert Meenzis opened the Bertilla Lake Burly Griffin in the middle of the capital Canberra.
1973Oil-exporting Arab countries banned oil-selling companies to Israel and the United States and Britain.
1979Mother Teresa received the Nobel Peace Prize for her work and support, which was provided to the poor and needy in Calcutta.
19896.9 MW's Loma Preeta Earthquake killed 63 people in the Sanphronisisco Bay area of ​​California, injuring 3,757 people and at least 8,000 people homeless.
1992After going to the wrong house for a Halloween party, a Japanese student Yoshihiro Hattori was shot dead by Louisiana's homeowner Baton Rouge.
1994Russian journalist Dimitri Kholodov was murdered in the coffins of Moscowscies Comsomolats during its investigation into alleged corruption among the high rank of the Russian army.
19981,082 died in a pipeline explosion in Jessie City, Nigeria.
2003China succeeded in sending humans into space as Asia's first in space and the third country after Russia.
2006At least 2 people die and about 120 others are injured by the collision of two metro trains in Rome.
2007The Dalai Lama received the Congress gold medal by the United States Congress; The decision is being firm by George W. Bush.
2008According to the new rules and regulations imposed by China for the Olympic Games, foreign journalists are allowed to conduct an interview without applying for permission.
2010Mary McTi was prescribed to become the only Australian tribe recognized by the Roman Catholic Church as a saint.
2011About 12 people were killed in Yamini due to a wrath between President Ali Abdullah Saleh's supporters and opponents.
2013Lithuania, Saudi Arabia, Chad, Chile and Nigeria have been selected by the United Nations Security Council for a two -year term, which begins on 1 January 2014.
2014According to the World Health Organization, Senegal is now free from the Ebola virus.

Important Historical Events of 17 October in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1970Anil Kumble, the former leg-spinner and captain of the Indian Kikrate team, was born in the capital city of Karnataka (now Bangalore). He took 619 Test and 337 ODI wickets in his career.
2009Maldives located in the Indian Ocean, under the world's first cabinet meeting, tried to warn all countries against the threat of global warming.

Important Days of 17 October National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
International Poverty Alleviation DayInternational Day
International Day for the Eradication of PovertyInternational Day
World Trauma DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 17 October 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1817Syed Ahmad Khan / Philosopher / India
1927Khwaja Shamsuddin Azeemi / Politician / India
1931S. C. Jamir / Politician / India
1970Anil Kumble / Cricketer / India
1970Anil Kumble / Player / India

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