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October 17th, 2007 (October 17 2007)EventThe Dalai Lama receives the United States Congressional Gold Medal.
October 17th, 2007 (October 17 2007)DeathJoey Bishop, American entertainer, member of the Rat Pack (born in 1918)
October 17th, 2007 (October 17 2007)DeathTeresa Brewer, American pop and jazz singer (born in 1931)
October 17th, 1987 (October 17 1987)BirthBea Alonzo, Filipina actress
October 17th, 1987 (October 17 1987)BirthJaroslaw Fojut, Polish footballer
October 17th, 1977 (October 17 1977)EventGerman Autumn: Four days after it was hijacked, Lufthansa Flight 181 lands in Mogadishu, Somalia, where a team of German GSG 9 commandos later rescues all remaining hostages on board.
October 17th, 1977 (October 17 1977)BirthDudu Aouate, Israeli footballer
October 17th, 1977 (October 17 1977)BirthBryan Bertino, American film director and screenwriter
October 17th, 1967 (October 17 1967)BirthRene Dif, Danish musician (Aqua)
October 17th, 1967 (October 17 1967)DeathHenry Pu Yi, last Emperor of China (born in 1906)
October 17th, 1957 (October 17 1957)BirthLawrence Bender, American film producer
October 17th, 1957 (October 17 1957)BirthSteve McMichael, American football player
October 17th, 1947 (October 17 1947)BirthGene Green, American politician
October 17th, 1947 (October 17 1947)BirthMichael McKean, American actor
October 17th, 1937 (October 17 1937)BirthPaxton Whitehead, English actor
October 17th, 1917 (October 17 1917)EventFirst British bombing of Germany in World War I.
October 17th, 1917 (October 17 1917)BirthSumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (died in 1991)
October 17th, 1907 (October 17 1907)EventGuglielmo Marconi s company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.Guglielmo Marconi Quotes
October 17th, 1887 (October 17 1887)DeathGustav Kirchhoff, German physicist (born in 1824)
October 17th, 1837 (October 17 1837)DeathJohann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer (born in 1778)
October 17th, 1817 (October 17 1817)BirthSir Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim intellectual (died in 1898)
October 17th, 1797 (October 17 1797)EventTreaty of Campo Formio is signed between France and Austria.
October 17th, 1777 (October 17 1777)EventAmerican troops defeat the British in the Battle of Saratoga.
October 17th, 1757 (October 17 1757)DeathRene Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur, French scientist (born in 1683)
October 17th, 1577 (October 17 1577)BirthCristofano Allori, Italian painter (died in 1621)

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