Learn with Dates 17 October – What happened today in history?

Learn with Dates 17 October – What happened today in history?

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

celebrated each year on October 17

First time celebrate in in Paris, France in 1987

In 1992, four years, the United Nations officially designated October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The Game of the Century (chess)

a famous chess game that was won by the 13-year-old  Bobby Fischer against Donald Byrne in the Rosenwald Memorial Tournament at the Marshall Chess Club in New York City on October 17, 1956

Syed Ahmad Khan

Born – 17 October 1817

Died – 27 March 1898

Scientific Society of Aligarh –  founded by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan in 1864

Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College – founded in 1875 by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan,, known as Mohammedan Anglo Oriental Collegiate School

Digital Society Day

India celebrates October 17 as the Digital Society Day.

on October 17, 2000, Information Technology Act 2000, the first law of the digital society in India was notified

The Information Technology Act 2000 addresses the following issues: –

  • Legal recognition of electronic documents
  • Digital signature legal recognition
  • Crime and violation
  • Judicial system for cyber crimes

Anil Kumble

Born 17 October 1970

former Indian cricketer, coach, and commentator,

who played Tests and ODIs for 18 years.

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In 1999 while playing against Pakistan, Kumble dismissed all ten batsmen in a Test match innings

After Jim Laker, he is the first player in the world to have taken 10 wickets in an innings in Test cricket.

Arjuna award, in 1995  Padma Shri, – 2005


Updated on 20 Oct 2020  |  by admin