Historical Events In 2017
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
Sep 05 Hurricane Irma becomes the post powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history with winds of 185mph on this day in history.
Sep 05 Togo's government shuts down the internet for a week to quell government opposition on this day in history.
Sep 06 Catalonia's parliament passes law to allow referendum on independence from Spain on this day in history.
Sep 06 In the year 2017 hurricane Irma makes landfall on Caribbean islands of Barbuda, Sint Maartens and British Virgin Islands. Prime Minister Gaston Browne reports 95% of buildings in Barbuda damaged.
Sep 06 The Caribbean and United States are struck by Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 hurricane that is the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic basin outside the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. The storm causes at least 134 deaths and at least $63 billion (2017 USD) in damage on this day in history.
Sep 07 8.2 earthquake hits south-west of Pijijiapan, Mexico killing at least 90, strongest Mexican quake in a century in the year 2017.
Sep 07 Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax reports earlier cyberattack could affects 143 million Americans on this day in history.
Sep 09 Egyptian archaeologists announce the discovery of a 3,500-year-old tomb of a goldsmith and his family in Draa Abul-Naga, Egypt on this day in history.
Sep 09 In the year 2017 hurricane Irma makes landfall in the Florida Keys in the US as a category 3 hurricane
Sep 10 137th Men's U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal defeats Kevin Anderson (6-3 6-3 6-4) in the year 2017.
Sep 10 137th Women's U.S. Tennis Open: Sloane Stephens defeats Madison Keys (6-3 6-0), only the 2nd unseeded winner in the year 2017.
Sep 10 In the year 2017 74th Venice Film Festival: "The Shape of Water" directed by Guillermo del Toro wins the Golden Lion
Sep 11 On this day in history hurricane Irma leaves 7 million US homes without power in Florida and Georgia
Sep 11 On this day in history norwegian Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg, heading a right-wing coalition, claims victory in Norway's general election
Sep 11 In the year 2017 one million march on this state's national day in Barcelona in support of independence for Catalonia
Sep 11 UN imposes new export sanctions on North Korea in the year 2017.
Sep 12 On this day in history apple unveils premium iPhone X costing $999, along with iPhone 8
Sep 12 Hope Hicks appointed permanent White House Communications Director after working in an interim role in the year 2017.
Sep 12 In the year 2017 lady Gaga confirms her battlle with chronic illness fibromyalgia
Sep 12 On this day in history monster fatburg 250m long, 130 tons, size of 11 buses found in sewers under east London
Sep 13 Actress Rebel Wilson awarded $4.56 million in damages in libel case against Bauer Media in Melbourne, largest defamation payout in Australia on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history international Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games
Sep 13 On this day in history martin Shkreli's bail revoked after he judged risk to community for posting $5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton 's hair
Sep 13 In the year 2017 nursing home inhabitants rescued after losing their air-conditioning in aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Florida, 11 die
Sep 13 The International Olympic Committee awards Paris and Los Angeles the right to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics, respectively in the year 2017.
Sep 13 UN Secretary-General António Guterres says Rohingya refugee crisis now "catastrophic" as 370,000 confirmed to have fled Myanmar in the year 2017.
Sep 14 19 people die when a boat capsizes on Yamun River in Uttar Pradesh, India on this day in history.
Sep 14 Bodleian Library reveals earliest evidence of the zero symbol in 3rd or 4th Century Bakhshali (Pakistan) manuscript, through carbon dating in the year 2017.
Sep 14 Fire at a religious school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, kills 23 on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant, because of lupus, donated by her friend Francia Rais
Sep 14 In the year 2017 two Islamic State terrorist attacks in Dhiqar province, Southern Iraq, kill at least 60
Sep 15 In the year 2017 cassini-Huygens ends its 13-year mission by plunging into Saturn, becoming the first spacecraft to enter the planet's atmosphere.
Sep 15 Terrorist bomb only partially explodes in attack at Parsons Green tube station, London, injuring 29 in the year 2017.
Sep 16 New Zealand All Black ruby team scores record 57-0 against South African Springboks in Auckland on this day in history.