On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 2007

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Dalai Lama receives the United States Congressional Gold Medal

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso

Famous Deaths

  • Joey Bishop, American entertainer, member of the Rat Pack (b. 1918)
  • Teresa Brewer, American pop and jazz singer (Put Another Nickel In), dies at 76
2007 Highlights

About October 17, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra