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October 17, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Elizabeth II is fined $140 for withdrawing her race horse

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Stinchcomb Memorial in Cleveland Metroparks' dedicated

Birthdays in History

  • Mark Peel, Australian historian and academic
  • Ron Drummond, American writer