List of events which occurred on the 17th of December.
- Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first successful test-flight with the Wright Flyer at Kill Devil Hill in North Carolina.
Calendar of publication and production
- The 12th (penultimate) installment of TOS comic: "The Voodoo Planet" is reprinted in Mighty TV Comic #1357.
- The 16th installment of TOS comic: "Called Home" is published in daily newspapers by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate.
- The 102nd installment of TOS comic: "Husian Gambit" is published.
- The 2nd installment of "The Motion Picture" is reprinted in b/w in Future Tense #7 by Marvel UK.
- TOS - The Q Gambit comic: "Part 5" is published.
- TOS comic: "New Visions, Issue 4" is published, containing the stories "Made Out of Mudd" and "The Great Tribble Hunt".