People of Argentina annually observe Loyalty Day (Día de la lealtad) on October 17. This is a memorial day, commemorating the beginning of the massive labor demonstration at the May Square demanding the liberation of Argentinian military officer Juan Perón, jailed in Martín García island.
The date of October 17 is very important to many people in India, who look into future and speak up for the progress of the country. On this day they observe Digital Society Day, that was created to commemorate the passage of the Information Technology Act in 2000.
In 1993 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was established by the United Nations General Assembly and since then it is observed every year on October 17.