On 17 October, a number of things set in or relevant to the Doctor Who universe were released or published.
- 1970 - Part seven of the TV Comic story Doctor Who and the Robot was first published.
- 1974 - The novelisations of The Dæmons and The Sea Devils were first published by Target Books.
- 1991 - Timewyrm: Apocalypse was first published by Virgin Books.
- 1991 - The Gallifrey Chronicles was first published by Doctor Who Books.
- 2002 - DWM 323 was first released by Panini Comics.
- 2006 - The Doctor Who Adventures comic story Pinball Wizard was first published.
- 2007 - The Doctor Who: Battles in Time comic story Crime After Crime was first published.
- 2011 - Part one of The Man Who Never Was was first broadcast on CBBC.
- 2012 - DWDVDF 99 was first published by GE Fabbri Ltd.
- 2013 - DWM 466 was first released by Panini Comics.
- 2014 - The Doctor's Tale was first released by Big Finish.
- 2015 - The Girl Who Died was first broadcast on BBC One.
- 2017 - Dr. Tenth: Christmas Surprise! was first released by Puffin Books.
- 2018 - An Ideal World was first released by Big Finish Productions.