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Historical Events In 2017

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history portuguese politician and diplomat António Guterres becomes United Nations Secretary General, replacing South Korean Ban Ki-moon  

Jan 02   US House Republicans vote to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics, a public uproar forces them to back down the next day on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 2017 elizabeth Warren announces her intention to run for a second term as Massachusetts Senator  

Jan 08   On this day in history 74th Golden Globes: "Moonlight", Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert win  

Jan 12   US President Barack Obama in surprise presentation awards Vice President Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the year 2017.  

Jan 17   On this day in history nigerian military mistakely bomb refugee camp killing more than 70 in Rann, Borno state  

Jan 17   Search for missing aircraft MH370 over the Indian Ocean is called off in the year 2017.  

Jan 17   US President Barack Obama commutes WikiLeaks discloser Chelsea Manning's prison sentence from 35 to 7 years on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history baseball Hall of Fame adds Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez  

Jan 18   On this day in history nASA and NOAA announce that 2016 was the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set in 2015 which itself topped a record set in 2014  

Jan 19   On this day in history adama Barrow sworn in as President of Gambia in Dahkar as Senegalese troops enter Gambia to persuade former President Yahya Jammeh to leave  

Jan 19   In the year 2017 high-rise building collapses in Tehran, killing 20 firefighters  

Jan 20   On this day in history car ploughs into pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing 6 and injuring 27  

Jan 20   Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President in the year 2017.  

Jan 20   On this day in history donald Trump is sworn in by Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts as the 45th President of the United States of America. Trump, a Republican New York City businessman, becomes the first non-political office holder or member of the military to hold the office. Mike Pence, former Governor of Indiana, takes the oath of office as the 48th Vice-President of the United States.  

Jan 21   On this day in history millions of people worldwide join the Women's March in response to the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States. 420 marches were reported in the U.S. and 168 in other countries, becoming the largest single-day protest in American history and the largest worldwide protest in recent history.  

Jan 21   More than 2 million people protest worldwide in the 'Women's March' against Donald Trump , with 500,000 marching in Washington D.C on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history chile declares a State of Emergency and requests international assistance as wildfires rage out of control  

Jan 22   On this day in history jared Kushner is sworn in as Senior Advisor to the President, Donald Trump  

Jan 23   Bernie Ecclestone removed as Formula One boss as Liberty Media completes $8 billion takeover in the year 2017.  

Jan 23   On this day in history most expensive house in the US worth $250 million goes on the market in Bel Air, Los Angeles  

Jan 23   Thunderstorms and tornadoes in Georgia and Mississippi leave at least 18 dead in the US on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Kisenosato becomes the 1st Japanese home-grown sumo champion since 1998 when he is made yokozuna, 72nd Grand Champion on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history donald Trump issues executive order banning travel to the US for 7 mostly Muslim countries and suspending admission for refugees  

Jan 28   105th Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4, becomes player with most wins in major tournaments (39) in open era in the year 2017.  

Jan 28   US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull have a contentious phone call over deal for US to take 1,250 refugees on this day in history.  

Jan 29   105th Men's Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 6–4, 3–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3 to win his 18th Grand Slam on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Attack on mosque in Quebec kills 6 and injures 17, shooter is French-Canadian student in the year 2017.  

Jan 30   On this day in history scientists in central China reveal oldest known human ancestor - 540-million-year-old Saccorhytus in a fossil  

Jan 31   On this day in history romanian government passes emergency decree to release prisoners and decriminalise corruption charges, triggering huge protests in Bucharest  

Jan 31   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump fires Attorney General Sally Yates after she instructs Justice Department officials not to defend Trump's travel ban  

Feb 01   In the year 2017 british MPs vote in favour of the European Union Bill, allowing the government to begin Brexit  

Feb 01   In the year 2017 rex Tillerson confirmed as 69th US Secretary of State  

Feb 05   In the year 2017 african Cup of Nations 2017: Cameroon defeat Egypt 2-1 in Libreville  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2017 death of tony Atkinson, British economist  

Jan 01   Hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop died on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Derek Parfit, British philosopher died in the year 2017.  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of john Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer  

Jan 03   Igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 2017 death of ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of georges Prêtre, French conductor  

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