Historical Events on October 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Exoplanet Alpha Centauri Bb discovered orbiting Alpha Centauri announced (later thought to be a false finding)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lance Armstrong loses a host of endorsements in the wake of his doping scandal

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • Tens of thousands protest against austerity measures in Greece