October 17th holidays

SunOct 17, 2021

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October 17th is the 290th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day recreational use of cannibis was legalized in Canada; Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and OPEC imposed an oil embargo on countries it viewed to be supporting Israel during the Yom Kippur War. Famous October 17th birthdays include playwright Arthur Miller, Ziggy Marley, and Mae Jamison. Today is National Pasta Day and National Mulligan Day.

We have 6 holidays listed for October 17.