Historical Events on October 17, 1956

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Around the World in 80 Days", based on the book by Jules Verne, directed by Michael Anderson and starring David Nivon and Cantinflas premieres in New York

Novelist Jules Verne
Jules Verne
  • England's 1st large scale nuclear power station opens
  • Pakistan defeat Australia by nine wickets at 1st attempt