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Historical Events In 2017

Saturday, 08 May 2021

Aug 02   In the year 2017 new larger crypto-currency Bitcoin Cash created  

Aug 02   US President Donald Trump signs legislation imposing sanctions on Russia, limiting his ability to ever lift them on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Footballer Neymar signs 5-year deal with club Paris Saint-Germain in a $263 million world-record transfer from Barcelona on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is elected for his second term as President in the year 2017.  

Aug 03   Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter sentenced to 2 1/2 years for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide on this day in history.  

Aug 03   On this day in history rapper Kidd Creole arrested and charged for stabbing to death a homeless man in New York City  

Aug 04   Aldi supermarket withdraws all eggs from sale after chemical fipronil found in eggs from The Netherlands in the year 2017.  

Aug 04   Rwandan President Paul Kagame wins a third term with 98.63% of the vote on this day in history.  

Aug 05   The UN Security Council unanimously approves fresh sanctions on North Korean trade and investment in the year 2017.  

Aug 05   In the year 2017 uN Security Council votes to impose sanctions on North Korea for its continued missile program  

Aug 05   In the year 2017 usain Bolt races his last race, coming third in the 100m at IAAF World Championships in London  

Aug 06   Women's British Golf Open: South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins with a course record-equalling 64 at Kingsbarns, Scotland in the year 2017.  

Aug 06   In the year 2017 women's Euro 2017: The Netherlands defeat Denmark 4-2 in Enschede, The Netherlands  

Aug 08   In the year 2017 kenyan general election: President Uhuru Kenyatta and Jubilee Party of Kenya re-elected, opposition leader Raila Odinga refuses verdict  

Aug 08   South African President Jacob Zuma survives a no-confidence vote in parliament 198-177 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   On this day in history the Walt Disney Company announces plans to create its own streaming service, cancelling ties with Netflix  

Aug 09   Giant inflatable chicken resembling US President Donald Trump placed outside US White House as a political protest on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 2017 nepal's parliament bans menstruation huts (comes into effect August 2018)  

Aug 09   On this day in history north Korea says it plans to fire rockets on US territory Guam in continuing escalation of tension between it and the US  

Aug 10   On this day in history 100 year-old fruit cake by Huntley & Palmers deemed "almost eatable" after being discovered in hut used by Captain Scott's expedition in Antarctica  

Aug 10   In the year 2017 scientists study identifying nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) deficiency major cause of miscarriages and multiple birth defects published in "New England Journal of Medicine"  

Aug 10   Taylor Swift testifies that DJ David Mueller groped her in court in Denver, Colorado in the year 2017.  

Aug 10   US President Donald Trump declares opioid addiction a national emergency in the year 2017.  

Aug 11   Chinese crime writer Liu Yongbiao after announcing novel called "Beautiful Writer who Killed", arrested for murders of four people nearly 22 years ago in the year 2017.  

Aug 11   Fipronil contaminated eggs now affecting fifteen EU countries, Hong Kong and Switzerland according to European Commission on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, Virginia turns violent when car rams protesters killing 1, injuring 19  

Aug 12   US President Donald Trump at a press conference at Trump Tower says “there is blame on both sides” about Charlottesville violence, provoking widespread condemnation in the year 2017.  

Aug 12   Usain Bolt injures himself in his very last race - mens 4x100m relay, Jamaica misses gold at world championships on this day in history.  

Aug 13   In the year 2017 99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina  

Aug 13   In the year 2017 grace Mugable, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa  

Aug 13   On this day in history gunmen kill at least 18 at a cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Islamic extremists blamed  

Aug 13   On this day in history more than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation  

Aug 14   On this day in history cholera has now infected more than 500,000 people in Yemen and killed over 2,000 according to the World Health Organisation  

Aug 14   Mudslide and flooding in Freetown, Sierra Leone kills over 500 with 600 missing in the year 2017.  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer died in the year 2017.  

Jan 04   Georges Prêtre, French conductor died in the year 2017.  

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