This page lists news articles and events for October 17.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: The Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries announces that they will no longer ship oil to those nations who had supported Israel during the Yom Kippur War, thus leading to the 1973 oil crisis.