Historical Events In 2017
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Sep 17 Wanda Metropolitano stadium, new home of football team Atlético Madrid hosts its 1st match (against Malaga) in Madrid, Spain on this day in history.
Sep 18 69th Emmy Awards: hosted by Stephen Colbert, "The Handmaid's Tale", Elizabeth Moss, Sterling K Brown, Julia Dreyfus, Donald Glover win on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history england footballer Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drunk driving and is banned for driving for 2 years
Sep 18 On this day in history hurricane Maria passes over the Caribbean island of Dominica as a category 5 hurricane, destroying 90% of structures and killing 27
Sep 19 7.1 earthquake south east of Mexico City kills over 300 in the year 2017.
Sep 19 In the year 2017 eleven days after another powerful earthquake, and on the 32nd anniversary of the deadly 1985 Mexico City earthquake, a Mw 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico, killing more than 350, leaving up to 6,000 injured and thousands more homeless.
Sep 19 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Dominica killing 3,059 people in the year 2017.
Sep 19 On this day in history just two weeks after Hurricane Irma struck the Caribbean, Hurricane Maria strikes similar areas, making landfall on Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane, and Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane. Maria caused at least 94 deaths and damages estimated in excess of $103 billion (2017 USD).
Sep 19 In the year 2017 new MLB record for most home runs in a season, no. 5,694 hit by Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals
Sep 19 On this day in history president Hassan Rouhani of Iran in his UN speech criticizes US President Donald Trump for his comments about Iran in his own UN speech
Sep 19 In the year 2017 uS President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations vowing to “totally destroy North Korea” if threatens the US
Sep 20 Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Puerto Rico as a category 4 hurricane, knocking out all power and killing 25 in the year 2017.
Sep 20 US Federal Reserve says it will start to unwind its bond portfolio employed in wake of the financial crisis in the year 2017.
Sep 21 On this day in history andre Ward, unified light heavyweight champion and world’s top pound-for-pound boxer, announces his retirement
Sep 21 Discovery of the first brainless animal that sleeps, the jellyfish Cassiopea, research published in "Current Biology" by Caltech scientists on this day in history.
Sep 22 US President Donald Trump withdraws invitation to the White House for NBA champions Golden State Warriors after Stephen Curry says he doesn't want to attend in the year 2017.
Sep 23 On this day in history women are allowed in King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh for the first time during Saudi Arabia's 87th anniversary celebrations
Sep 24 LeBron James calls President Donald Trump "U Bum" in a tweet in response to Trump's comments about Stephen Curry on this day in history.
Sep 24 On this day in history nFL players kneal, lock arms or stay in their dressing room during the anthem in protests against comments made by President Donald Trump
Sep 24 Plastic polystyrene rubbish discovered for first time only 1,000 miles from the north pole by international team of scientists in the year 2017.
Sep 25 92% of Iraqi kurds vote in favour of independence in controversial referendum in the year 2017.
Sep 25 Ex-New York congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in jail for sexting underage girl on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history first ever woman graduates from the US Marine Corps' Infantry Officer Course
Sep 25 Iraqi Kurdistan votes in a referendum to become an independent state, in defiance of Iraq; by October 15, the crisis escalates into a short-lived armed conflict over disputed territories on this day in history.
Sep 25 Uber's licence to operate is not renewed by Transport for London in the UK, citing problems with background checks in the year 2017.
Sep 26 On this day in history fights break out in Uganda's parliament during debate to raise presidential age limit
Sep 26 Saudi Arabia announces it is overturning its ban on women driving - last country in the world to do so on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 2017 world's second-largest gem-quality diamond, the "Lesedi La Rona", sells for $53m
Sep 27 In the year 2017 researchers confirm existence of giant tree rat "Vika" in the Solomon Islands that can crack open coconuts
Sep 27 Thai Ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra found guilty of criminal negligence in rice subsidy scheme, sentenced to 5 years in absentia in the year 2017.
Sep 28 In the year 2017 actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus reveals she has breast cancer
Sep 29 On this day in history mysterious sonic attacks on US diplomats prompt US to warn citizens not to travel to Cuba and pull some embassy staff
Sep 30 Indonesian man survives a fight with giant python 7.8m long in Batang Gansal on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history amid a deepening constitutional crisis, Catalonia holds an independence referendum on seceding from Spain