On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 2005

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Colbert Report" hosted by Stephen Colbert first airs on US TV

Comedian and TV Host Stephen Colbert
Comedian and TV Host
Stephen Colbert

Famous Deaths

  • Ba Jin, Chinese writer (b. 1904)
  • Franky Gee, European techno artist (b. 1962)
2005 Highlights

About October 17, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra