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Historical Events In 2017

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Aug 14   On this day in history parliamentary citizenship scandal deepens in Australia after Barnaby Joyce, Deputy PM revealed to be a New Zealand citizen  

Aug 14   In the year 2017 uS President Donald Trump condemns racist violence at the White House after criticism of his earlier response to Charlottesville violence  

Aug 15   In the year 2017 barack Obama 's tweet "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." in response to Charlottesville violence becomes most-liked tweet ever  

Aug 15   Daniel Craig confirms he will play James Bond one more time in the year 2017.  

Aug 15   Falling tree kills 13, injures 49 at a religious festival in Funchal, on Portuguese island of Madeira on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Scientists genetic study of the apple reveal its origin was in Kazakhstan, published in "Nature Communications" on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Baltimore city council removes confederate statues under cover of darkness in response to Charlottesville violence in the year 2017.  

Aug 16   Emma Stone is the year's highest-paid actress with $26 million, according to Forbes in the year 2017.  

Aug 16   Last batch of Farc rebel weapons removed by the UN in Colombia in the year 2017.  

Aug 16   Lebanon parliament abolishes article 522, which exempted rapists from prosecution if they married their victim in the year 2017.  

Aug 16   Over 100 Maasai houses destroyed in Tanzania by game park authorities as part of a border dispute near Serengeti National Park on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Philippine police kill 32 in raids near Manilia, most deadly night in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history three suicide bombers kill 27 people outside a refugee camp near Maiduguri in Borno state, Nigeria, Boko Haram suspected  

Aug 17   Anti-immigrant One Nation party leader Pauline Hansen is widely criticized for wearing a burqa into the Australian parliament on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Collision of two neutron stars witnessed for the first time first picked up by US-based Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (Ligo) in the year 2017.  

Aug 17   On this day in history terror attack on Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain as van rams into crowds killing 16, injuring 120  

Aug 17   In the year 2017 the first observation of a collision of two neutron stars (GW170817) is hailed as a breakthrough in multi-messenger astronomy when both gravitational and electromagnetic waves from the event are detected. Data from the event provided confirmatory evidence for the r-process theory of the origin of heavy elements like gold.  

Aug 17   Three Hong Kong activists, Jason Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow jailed for unlawful assembly in the year 2017.  

Aug 18   White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon is fired by US President Donald Trump in the year 2017.  

Aug 21   A total solar eclipse (nicknamed "The Great American Eclipse") is visible within a band across the entire contiguous United States of America, passing from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Chile's constitutional court approves bill to ease country's total abortion ban in the year 2017.  

Aug 21   Destroyer USS John S McCain collides with an oil tanker near Singapore leaving 10 missing and 5 injured in the year 2017.  

Aug 21   Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417m to woman who developed ovarian cancer after using their talc-based products on this day in history.  

Aug 21   London's parliament clock Big Ben chimes for the last time before a four-year restoration process for its tower starts on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Next total solar eclipse visible from North America in the year 2017.  

Aug 21   The next total solar eclipse visible from Canada will happen on this day on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history total solar eclipse visible from North America  

Aug 22   In the year 2017 india's highest court outlaws instant divorce for Muslim men (talaq, talaq, talaq)  

Aug 22   In the year 2017 missouri Governor Eric Greitens grants stay of execution for Marcellus Williams in light of possible new DNA eividence  

Aug 23   In the year 2017 air strike on hotel in Yemen capital Sanaa by Saudi-led coalition leaves at least 30 dead  

Aug 23   India toll from swine flu rises above 1000 for the year, 22,186 cases reported on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history nearly 60 million people in the Indus Valley, Pakistan at risk from arsenic in research published in "Science Advances"  

Aug 23   US Navy fires Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following series of collisions in Asian waters in the year 2017.  

Aug 23   World's driest place, the Atacama desert in Chile blooms after unexpected rainfall in the year 2017.  

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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   In the year 2017 death of derek Parfit, British philosopher  

Jan 02   John Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter died in the year 2017.  

Jan 02   Viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer died in the year 2017.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer  

Jan 04   In the year 2017 death of georges Prêtre, French conductor  

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