October 17 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include October 17

Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/eminem" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/c2dac07e-fcb1-4042-0b93-560c41f69c00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Eminem" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/eminem" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Eminem</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ziggy-marley" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/820cc3aa-25bc-461a-7aa3-761b64ee6200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Ziggy Marley" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Reggae Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ziggy-marley" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Ziggy Marley</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/queen-naija" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/0503c65b-2449-4c00-08ba-cf2677b9ec00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Queen Naija" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">R&B Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/queen-naija" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Queen Naija</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/simply-nailogical" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/1374da29-fbc7-4d84-33f3-7e40683fe700/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Simply Nailogical" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">YouTube Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/simply-nailogical" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Simply Nailogical</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/alan-jackson" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/bc1665bc-50b4-47a9-f61a-1c0076288a00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Alan Jackson" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Country Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/alan-jackson" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Alan Jackson</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>690</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Founding of Zhou Dynasty</div><div class='timeline-text'>Empress Wu Zetian establishes the Zhou Dynasty in China, marking a significant chapter in Chinese history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1456</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Establishment of University of Greifswald</div><div class='timeline-text'>University of Greifswald, the second oldest university in northern Europe, is founded and becomes an intellectual center.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1604</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Record of Kepler's Supernova</div><div class='timeline-text'>The supernova in the constellation of Ophiuchus, later to be known as Kepler's Supernova, is observed, contributing significantly to astronomy.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1771</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mozart's Opera Premieres</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mozart's opera 'Ascanio in Alba' premieres in Milan at the age of 15, showing the world his enduring talent in classical music.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1907</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Marconi's Commercial Wireless Service</div><div class='timeline-text'>Marconi begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service, marking a leap forward in communication technology.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1956</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Commercial Nuclear Power Station</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first commercial nuclear power station in Sellafield, England is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II, kick-starting a new era of power generation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1979</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mother Teresa's Nobel Peace Prize</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her tireless humanitarian work and dedication to the poor.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2003</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Taipei 101 Stands Tall</div><div class='timeline-text'>Taipei 101, a landmark skyscraper in Taipei, officially becomes the world's tallest high-rise, symbolizing Taiwan's economic ascend.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cannabis Legalized in Canada</div><div class='timeline-text'>Canada legalizes the recreational use of cannabis, opening a new chapter in its social and legal norms.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Lebanon's 17 October Revolution</div><div class='timeline-text'>The 17 October Revolution begins in Lebanon, reflecting the people's advocacy for civil rights and a better future.</div></div></div>

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