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Monday October 17, 2022

October 17: Day of the Week

October 17, 2022 is the 290th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 75 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

October 2022
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Zodiac & Birthstone

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.

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October 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1346
    Battle of Neville’s Cross: King David II of Scotland is captured by Edward III of England near Durham, and imprisoned in the Tower of London for eleven years.
  • 1448
    Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi is defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.
  • 1771
    Premiere in Milan of the opera Ascanio in Alba, composed by Wolfgang Mozart, age 15.
  • 1777
    American Revolutionary War: British General John Burgoyne surrenders his army at Saratoga, New York.
  • 1806
    Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jacques I of Haiti is assassinated after an oppressive rule.
  • 1814
    London Beer Flood occurs in London, killing nine.
  • 1860
    First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).
  • 1931
    Al Capone convicted of income tax evasion.
  • 1941
    German troops execute the male population of the villages Kerdyllia in Serres, Greece.
  • 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?

  • 1253
    Saint Ivo of Kermartin (d. 1303)
  • 1817
    Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Hindustani intellectual (d. 1898)
  • 1912
    Jack Owens, American singer/songwriter (d. 1982)
  • 1918
    Rita Hayworth, American actress (d. 1987)
  • 1921
    George Mackay Brown, Scottish Poet (d.1996)
  • 1935
    Sydney Chapman, English politician and architect
  • 1947
    Michael McKean, American actor
  • 1951
    Roger Pontare, Swedish singer
  • 1963
    Norm Macdonald, Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1979
    Kostas Tsartsaris, Greek basketball player

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