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October 17th, 2005 (October 17 2005)EventThe Colbert Report first airs.
October 17th, 2005 (October 17 2005)DeathBa Jin, Chinese writer (born in 1904) Ba Jin Quotes
October 17th, 2005 (October 17 2005)DeathFranky Gee, European techno artist (born in 1962)
October 17th, 1975 (October 17 1975)BirthFrancis Bouillon, American hockey player
October 17th, 1965 (October 17 1965)EventThe 1964-1965 New York World s Fair closes after a two year run. More than 51 million people had attended the two-year event.
October 17th, 1965 (October 17 1965)BirthAravinda de Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer
October 17th, 1965 (October 17 1965)DeathJohn Barton King, Philadelphian cricketer (born in 1873)
October 17th, 1955 (October 17 1955)BirthGeorgios Alogoskoufis, Greek politician
October 17th, 1945 (October 17 1945)EventA massive number of people, headed by CGT and Evita, gather in the Plaza de Mayo in Argentina to demand Juan Peron s release. This is known to the Peronists as the Dia de la lealtad (day of loyalty). It s considered the birthday of Peronism.
October 17th, 1925 (October 17 1925)BirthHarry Carpenter, English sports commentator
October 17th, 1915 (October 17 1915)BirthArthur Miller, American playwright (died in 2005)Arthur Miller Quotes
October 17th, 1865 (October 17 1865)BirthJames Rudolph Garfield, American politician (died in 1950)

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