Here are the historical accounts of shark attacks that took place on October 17:

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 17-Oct-2009 Male M 23 14h45 SCOTLAND Fife Deep Sea World Aquarium Diving 15-20 puncture wounds to arm by captive shark Angel
2 17-Oct-2008 NA Open Ocean NA NA Scuba Diving on Shark Watching Dive Bite to head – Sharks ambush diver all on Video
3 17-Oct-1994 Ednaldo Jose da Silva BRAZIL Pernambuco Piedade Surfing Unknown Survived
4 17-Oct-1986 Kliki Ndlazi M South Africa KZN Umhlanga Minor lacerations & puncture wounds on right leg from netted shark taken onboard skiboat SPI SandTiger 66
5 17-Oct-1984 Mary Dunn F 77 12h05 USA Florida Boynton Beach Palm Beach County Wading 10 laceration on leg
6 17-Oct-1983 Charles Hundley M 20 USA Florida Daytona Beach, Volusia County Wading Minor injuries
7 17-Oct-1983 Aryon Kalein M 16 USA Florida Stuart Beach Martin County Surfing Puncture marks in leg & surfboard dinged 60
8 17-Oct-1981 Robert Conklin M 09h45 USA Florida Palm Beach Palm Beach County Surfing Injured – but exact circumstances unknown at this time
9 17-Oct-1980 Curt Vikan M 19 09h30 USA California Moonstone Beach Humboldt County Surfing No injury White 180
10 17-Oct-1967 Peter J. White M 19 16h30 USA Florida McArthur Beach Singer Island Palm Beach Shores Standing Left foot bitten Blacktip
11 17-Oct-1961 fisherman M PHILIPPINES Western Luzon Island Manila Bay Shelling Right leg severed
12 17-Oct-1923 15′ boat Australia New South Wales Black Head south of Taree Fishing No injury to occupants shark bit boat