November 17-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

November 17 2023 is Friday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

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

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

National days on Fri Nov 17th, 2023

  • 321st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Scorpio
  • President’s Day- Marshall Islands
  • International Happy Gose Day
  • National Take a Hike Day
  • Lala Lajpat Rai Sacrifice Day
  • National Baklava Day
  • National Unfriend Day
  • World Prematurity Day
  • National Homemade Bread Day
  • International Students’ Day
  • National Revival Day- Azerbaijan
  • Polytechneio- Greece
  • Fight for Freedom and Democracy Day- Slovakia
november 17
november 17 national day

Past events and historical events on November 17

  • 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

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 17th November
  • 1978-Rachel McAdams-Canadian actress-Best known for her comedic and romantic film roles.
  • 1964-Susan Rice-American diplomat.
  • 1960-Alka Saraogi-Indian Author
  • 1944-Danny DeVito-American Actor, Director and Producer
  • 1942-Martin Scorsese-American director, producer, screenwriter, actor.
  • 1925-Rock Hudson-US Actor.
  • 1901-Walter Hallstein-German politician, diplomat, 1st President of the European Commission.

FAQ / People Also

1. Which Day is 17th November 2023?

  • 17th November is Friday
  • 321st day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Scorpio

2. Special Day on November 17

  • Every year on November 17, the world observes World Prematurity Day to increase awareness about premature delivery and the concerns of preterm babies.

Read also…

Please comment and share Subscribe so that we will bring you more such articles in the future. Thank you. Have a good day. Stay Safe & Healthy. God Bless you.

Leave a Comment