October 17th is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 75 days left to the end of the year.
♎ Libra is the Zodiac Sign for Oct 17th
Let us explore October 17th Birthday Astrology traits for Libra.
Libra is the seventh astrological sign in the Zodiac. The symbol of the scales is based on the Scales of Justice held by Themis, the Greek personification of divine law and custom. Libras are the diplomat of the zodiac. She became the inspiration for modern depictions of Lady Justice.
Libras do not like to do things alone. You could call them true team players at work. But their true partner remains at home. Libras love being in relationships. The Libra sign is very rightly represented by Scales, because they prefer justice and avoid indulgence in all types of conflicts, be it at their workplace or at home.
The Libra is an out right strategist, who would plan and delegate work by forming groups, and would make sure that the job not only gets done on time but is completed in the right manner. Diplomaitic, urbane, romantic, charming, easygoing, sociable, idealistic and peaceable are just some positive keywords that describe Libras. On the negative side would be indecisive, changeable, gullible, easily infuenced, flirtatious and self-indulgent.
They will spend lots of money and surround themselves with beautiful things and they seem to be constantly fussing over their appearance.
If you were born October on the 17th October then your zodiac sign is Libra.
17th October Birthday Astrology
Libra (September 23 - October 22) Libra tend to dislice big social gatherings and too much attention. Most of them tend to be introverts. Having a shy nature being too shy or quiet can sometimes work against their benefit. People born under this star sign tend to have great belief in justice. THis might also be why they are very trustworthy individuals. Libra are compatible with: another Libra as well as Sagittarius, Leo, Taurus, Aquarius and Gemini.
Month of October Zodiac Signs are Libra(until October 22) or Scorpio(October 23 onwards).
October Birth Flowers
Birth flower Marigold or Calendula is the flower associated with October. For the Hindus, the month of October is associated with festivals like Dusshera and Diwali and Marigold, an auspicious flower is part of religious ceremonies. However, in the English culture, marigold stands for sorrow and sympathy. The other October flower is cosmo, a symbol of order, peace, and serenity.
Warm, Fierce, undying love, or one way of saying that you are content with being with the recipient.October Birth Flower Marigold exemplify elegance and devotion.
Historical Events for October 17th
Year 38 » Octavian divorces his wife Scribonia and marries Livia Drusilla, ending the fragile peace between the Second Triumvirate and Sextus Pompey.
Year 395 » Emperor Theodosius I dies in Milan, the Roman Empire is re-divided into an eastern and a western half. The Byzantine Empire or Eastern Roman Empire is centered in Constantinople under Arcadius, son of Theodosius, and the Western Roman Empire in Mediolanum
Year 1608 Astrology » Emperor of Ethiopia Emperor Susenyos of Ethiopia Susenyos surprises an Oromo people Oromo army at Ebenat; his army reportedly kills 12,000 Oromo at the cost of 400 of his men.
Year 1773 Astrology » Captain James Cook and his crew become the first Europeans to sail below the Antarctic Circle.
Year 1781 Astrology » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Cowpens Continental troops under Brigadier General Daniel Morgan defeat British forces under Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton at the battle in South Carolina.
Year 1799 Astrology » Malta known as Maltese patriot Dun Mikiel Xerri, along with a number of other patriots, is executed.
Year 1811 Astrology » Mexican War of Independence: In the Battle of Calderón Bridge, a heavily outnumbered History of Spain (1814–73) named Spanish force of 6,000 troops defeats nearly 100,000 Mexican revolutionaries.
Year 1852 Astrology » The United Kingdom recognizes the independence of the Boer colonies of the South African Republic or Transvaal.
Year 1873 Astrology » A group of Modoc people or Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, part of the Modoc War.
Year 1885 Astrology » A British force defeats a large Dervish army at the Battle of Abu Klea in the Sudan.
Year 1917 Astrology » The United States pays Denmark $25 million for the U.S. Virgin Islands known as Virgin Islands.
Year 1918 Astrology » Finnish Civil War: The first serious battles take place between the Red Guards (Finland) known as Red Guards and the White Guard (Finland) called White Guard.
Year 1929 Astrology » Popeye e.g Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar called Elzie Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
Year 1929 » Inayatullah Khan, king of the Emirate of Afghanistan abdicates the throne after only three days.
Year 1941 Astrology » Franco-Thai War: Vichy France called French forces Battle of Ko Chang known as inflict a decisive defeat over the Royal Thai Navy.
Year 1943 Astrology » World War II: Greek submarine Papanikolis (Y-2) called Greek submarine Papanikolis captures the 200-ton sailing vessel 'Agios Stefanos' and mans her with part of her crew.
Year 1944 Astrology » World War II: Allies of World War II e.g Allied forces launch the first of Battle of Monte Cassino or four assaults on Monte Cassino with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome, an effort that would ultimately take four months
Year 1945 Astrology » World War II: Soviet Union e.g Soviet forces capture the almost completely destroyed Polish city of Warsaw.
Year 1945 » The Nazi Germany e.g Nazis begin the evacuation of the Auschwitz concentration camp as Soviet forces close in.
Year 1945 » Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg is taken into Soviet Union known as Soviet custody while in Hungary; he is never publicly seen again.
Year 1949 Astrology » 'The Goldbergs (broadcast series) or The Goldbergs', the first Situation comedy or sitcom on American television, airs for the first time.
Year 1961 Astrology » Former Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville) called Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba is murdered in circumstances suggesting the support and complicity of the governments of Belgium and the United States.
Year 1966 Astrology » 1966 Palomares B-52 crash Palomares incident: A B-52 Stratofortress B-52 bomber collides with a KC-135 Stratotanker over Spain, killing seven airmen, and dropping three 70-kiloton B28 nuclear bomb nuclear bombs near the town of Palomares, Almería Palomare
Year 1969 Astrology » Black Panther Party members Bunchy Carter and John Huggins are killed during a meeting in Campbell Hall on the campus of UCLA.
Year 1969 » Marinella releases 'Stalia – Stalia'.
Year 1977 Astrology » Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore is executed by a firing squad in Utah, ending a ten-year moratorium on capital punishment in the United States.
Year 1981 Astrology » President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos lifts Martial law in the Philippines called martial law eight years and five months after declaring it.
Year 1982 Astrology » "Cold Sunday": in numerous cities in the United States temperatures fall to their lowest levels in over 100 years.
Year 1991 Astrology » Harald V of Norway Harald V becomes Monarchy of Norway King of Norway on the death of his father, Olav V of Norway Olav V.
Year 1991 » Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm begins early in the morning. Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles into Israel in an unsuccessful bid to provoke Israeli retaliation.
Year 1992 Astrology » During a visit to South Korea, Prime Minister of Japan or Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa apologizes for forcing Korean women into Comfort women or sexual slavery during World War II.
Year 1994 Astrology » 1994 Northridge earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Northridge, California.
Year 1995 Astrology » The Great Hanshin earthquake: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake occurs near Kobe, Japan, causing extensive property damage and killing 6,434 people.