On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Eunuchs in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh float the political party Jiti Jitayi Politics.
  • Pinnacle fitted on the roof of Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, allowing it to surpass the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur by 50 meters (165 feet) to become World's tallest high-rise

Famous Deaths

  • Janice Rule, American actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife), dies at 72