ON THIS DAY HAPPENED:

Births:

Jacob Artist, American actor, singer, and dancer (American actor, singer, and dancer, 17.10.1992.)

Nanami Sakuraba, Japanese actress and singer (Japanese actress and singer, 17.10.1992.)

Sam Concepcion, Filipino singer, dancer, and actor (Filipino singer, dancer, and actor, 17.10.1992.)

Arisa Murata, Japanese skier (Japanese skier, 17.10.1990.)

Patrick Lambie, South African rugby player (South African rugby player, 17.10.1990.)

Saki Kumagai, Japanese footballer (Japanese footballer, 17.10.1990.)

Paolo Campinoti, Italian footballer (Italian footballer, 17.10.1990.)

Bianca Bree, Belgian-American actress and producer (Belgian-American actress and producer, 17.10.1990.)

Oleksandr Isakov, Ukrainian swimmer (Ukrainian swimmer, 17.10.1989.)

Yuko Oshima, Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and Not Yet) (Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and Not Yet), 17.10.1988.)

Deaths:

Rene Simpson, Canadian-American tennis player (b. 1966) (Canadian-American tennis player , 17.10.2013.)

Lou Scheimer, American animator, producer, and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company (b. 1928) (American animator, producer, and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company , 17.10.2013.)

Arthur Maxwell House, Canadian neurologist and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador (b. 1926) (Canadian neurologist and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador , 17.10.2013.)

Giant George, American dog (b. 2005) (American dog , 17.10.2013.)

Terry Fogerty, English rugby player and coach (b. 1944) (English rugby player and coach , 17.10.2013.)

George A. Blair, American water-skier and businessman (b. 1915) (American water-skier and businessman , 17.10.2013.)

Mother Antonia, American-Mexican nun and activist (b. 1926) (American-Mexican nun and activist , 17.10.2013.)

Kōji Wakamatsu, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1936) (Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter , 17.10.2012.)

Stanford R. Ovshinsky, American scientist and businessman, co-founded Energy Conversion Devices (b. 1922) (American scientist and businessman, co-founded Energy Conversion Devices , 17.10.2012.)

Bandya Kakade, Indian footballer (b. 1945) (Indian footballer , 17.10.2012.)

Events:

The pinnacle is fitted on the roof of Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, allowing it to surpass the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur by 56 metres (184 ft) and become the world's tallest highrise. (17.10.2003.)

Israeli tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi became the first Israeli minister to be assassinated in a terrorist attack. (17.10.2001.)

 
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