November 17 – National Days, Birthday & Past Events in US

November 17 2022 is Thursday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Here Know Holidays, Observances of Special & National Day on November 17

  • 321st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Scorpio
  • President’s Day- Marshall Islands
  • International Happy Gose Day
  • National Take a Hike Day
  • National Balava Day
  • National Unfriend Day
  • World Prematurity Day
  • National Day- Myanmar
  • National Homemade Bread Day
  • International Students’ Day
  • Use Less Stuff Day
  • National Revival Day- Azerbaijan
  • World Philosophy Day
  • Social Enterprise Day
  • Polytechneio- Greece
  • Fight for Freedom and Democracy Day- Slovakia
  • National Adoption Day

Major Past Historical Events on November 17

Here you can get Major Past events and historical events on 17th November. List of Significant News Events and what happened this day in history. Let us Find Out.

  • 2008-The FBI and local law enforcement arrested 642 in 29 U.S. cities in a crackdown on child prostitute rings, rescuing 47 Children whose age in between 13 to 17.
  • 2003-Arnold Schwarzenegger sworn in as Californian Governor replacing then Governor Gray Davis.
  • 1989-Velvet Revolution begins and incident led to mass strikes and nonviolent around the country.
  • 1973-Athens Polytechnic Uprising and military crashed into the campus grounds using a tank and put an end of the protests.
  • 1970-Cannabis, marijuana, heroin, and LSD are classified as schedule I drugs.
  • 1964-A twin-engine A3D aircraft crashed into buildings killing 9 and injuring many more at El Centro Naval Air Facility in California.
  • 1960-Robert F. Kennedy intervened to get Martin Luther King Jr. out of Georgia State Prison on bail while appealing a traffic charge.
  • 1940 World’s Fair final day attendance was 537,952.
  • 1921-A senate committee recommends adopting a new metric system replacing old one.
  • 1904-Lower Manhattan to Harlem subway begins with 28 stations.
  • 1869-Construction on the 193 kms long artificial waterway-Suez Canal finished.
  • 1858-The start of Modified Julian Date(MJD).

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on November 17

  • 1978-Rachel McAdams-Canadian actress-Best known for her comedic and romantic film roles.
  • 1964-Susan Rice-American diplomat.
  • 1944-Danny DeVito-American Actor, Director and Producer
  • 1942-Martin Scorsese-American director, producer, screenwriter, actor
  • 1925-Rock Hudson-US Actor
  • 1920-Gemini Ganesan-Indian film actor
  • 1901-Walter Hallstein-German politician, diplomat, 1st President of the European Commission.
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