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Fun Facts about October 17

Posted by on Oct. 17, 2011 at 3:21 AM
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Famous People Born On 10/17

Eminem,  Rita Hayworth,  Margot Kidder, Michael McKean,  Norm MacDonald, George Wendt,  Howard E. Rollins Jr., Wyclef Jean, Ziggy Marley, Alan Jackson



Stuff That Happened on 10/17

In 1835 A resolution to create the Texas Rangers was passed.

In 1931 Al Capone went to prison, for of all things, tax evasion

In 1973 OPEC punished allies of Israel by cutting oil production

In 1989 The Loma Prieta earthquake, near San Francisco,  struck, causing more than $5 billion in damages



Daily Holidays for 10/17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Wear Something Gaudy Day

National Pasta Day

Four Prunes Day

Medical Assistants Recognition Day

Mulligan Day

Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day


Weekly Events:

American Beer Week

National Food Bank Week

National School Lunch Week

National Pasta Week

Haemophilia Awareness Week AUS Oct 12-18

U.S. Bone and Joint Decade Action Week Oct 12-20

Fall Astronomy Week 15-21

Medical Assistants Recognition Week 15-19

Freedom of Speech Week 15-21

Food and Drug Interactions Week 17-24

Find October Monthly Observances HERE in the first reply

by on Oct. 17, 2011 at 3:21 AM
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MichelleK41
by on Oct. 17, 2011 at 6:46 AM

Wear something gaudy day, LOL.

snuggiewoogie
by on Oct. 17, 2011 at 9:50 AM

 No way! I would not wear anything gaudy........lolbad

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