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Historical Events In 2017

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

Aug 14   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump condemns racist violence at the White House after criticism of his earlier response to Charlottesville violence  

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history daniel Craig confirms he will play James Bond one more time  

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

Aug 15   Scientists genetic study of the apple reveal its origin was in Kazakhstan, published in "Nature Communications" in the year 2017.  

Aug 16   On this day in history baltimore city council removes confederate statues under cover of darkness in response to Charlottesville violence  

Aug 16   On this day in history emma Stone is the year's highest-paid actress with $26 million, according to Forbes  

Aug 16   Last batch of Farc rebel weapons removed by the UN in Colombia on this day in history.  

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

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   Three suicide bombers kill 27 people outside a refugee camp near Maiduguri in Borno state, Nigeria, Boko Haram suspected on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Anti-immigrant One Nation party leader Pauline Hansen is widely criticized for wearing a burqa into the Australian parliament in the year 2017.  

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   Terror attack on Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain as van rams into crowds killing 16, injuring 120 in the year 2017.  

Aug 17   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Three Hong Kong activists, Jason Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow jailed for unlawful assembly on this day in history.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history 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.  

Aug 21   On this day in history chile's constitutional court approves bill to ease country's total abortion ban  

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 in the year 2017.  

Aug 21   In the year 2017 next total solar eclipse visible from North America  

Aug 21   The next total solar eclipse visible from Canada will happen on this day in the year 2017.  

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

Aug 22   India's highest court outlaws instant divorce for Muslim men (talaq, talaq, talaq) on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Missouri Governor Eric Greitens grants stay of execution for Marcellus Williams in light of possible new DNA eividence on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 2017 nearly 60 million people in the Indus Valley, Pakistan at risk from arsenic in research published in "Science Advances"  

Aug 23   On this day in history uS Navy fires Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following series of collisions in Asian waters  

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 in the year 2017.  

Jan 01   Derek Parfit, British philosopher died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 2017 death of john Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter  

Jan 02   In the year 2017 death of viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer  

Jan 03   Igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut died in the year 2017.  

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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