Historical Events In 2017
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Aug 02 On this day in history new larger crypto-currency Bitcoin Cash created
Aug 02 In the year 2017 uS President Donald Trump signs legislation imposing sanctions on Russia, limiting his ability to ever lift them
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 In the year 2017 iranian President Hassan Rouhani is elected for his second term as President
Aug 03 Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter sentenced to 2 1/2 years for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide in the year 2017.
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 In the year 2017 aldi supermarket withdraws all eggs from sale after chemical fipronil found in eggs from The Netherlands
Aug 04 Rwandan President Paul Kagame wins a third term with 98.63% of the vote on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 2017 the UN Security Council unanimously approves fresh sanctions on North Korean trade and investment.
Aug 05 UN Security Council votes to impose sanctions on North Korea for its continued missile program on this day in history.
Aug 05 Usain Bolt races his last race, coming third in the 100m at IAAF World Championships in London on this day in history.
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 On this day in history women's Euro 2017: The Netherlands defeat Denmark 4-2 in Enschede, The Netherlands
Aug 08 Kenyan general election: President Uhuru Kenyatta and Jubilee Party of Kenya re-elected, opposition leader Raila Odinga refuses verdict on this day in history.
Aug 08 South African President Jacob Zuma survives a no-confidence vote in parliament 198-177 in the year 2017.
Aug 08 The Walt Disney Company announces plans to create its own streaming service, cancelling ties with Netflix on this day in history.
Aug 09 Giant inflatable chicken resembling US President Donald Trump placed outside US White House as a political protest in the year 2017.
Aug 09 Nepal's parliament bans menstruation huts (comes into effect August 2018) on this day in history.
Aug 09 North Korea says it plans to fire rockets on US territory Guam in continuing escalation of tension between it and the US on this day in history.
Aug 10 100 year-old fruit cake by Huntley & Palmers deemed "almost eatable" after being discovered in hut used by Captain Scott's expedition in Antarctica in the year 2017.
Aug 10 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 2017 fipronil contaminated eggs now affecting fifteen EU countries, Hong Kong and Switzerland according to European Commission
Aug 12 "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, Virginia turns violent when car rams protesters killing 1, injuring 19 in the year 2017.
Aug 12 In the year 2017 uS President Donald Trump at a press conference at Trump Tower says “there is blame on both sides” about Charlottesville violence, provoking widespread condemnation
Aug 12 In the year 2017 usain Bolt injures himself in his very last race - mens 4x100m relay, Jamaica misses gold at world championships
Aug 13 99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina on this day in history.
Aug 13 Grace Mugable, wife of the President of Zimbabwe, accused of assault in Johannesburg, South Africa in the year 2017.
Aug 13 In the year 2017 gunmen kill at least 18 at a cafe in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Islamic extremists blamed
Aug 13 More than 60 children reported to have died at Gorakhpur Hospital, India, prompting an investigation on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 2017 cholera has now infected more than 500,000 people in Yemen and killed over 2,000 according to the World Health Organisation
Aug 14 On this day in history mudslide and flooding in Freetown, Sierra Leone kills over 500 with 600 missing