On This Day 17 October

Important Days

Digital Society Day (India)

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1817 – Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian philosopher and scholar (d. 1898)

1970 – Anil Kumble, Indian cricketer

1992 – Keerthy Suresh, Indian actress

Death/ Death Anniversary

1981 – Kannadasan Indian author, poet, and songwriter (b. 1927)