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Historical Events In 2017

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Oct 01   On this day in history fifty-eight people are killed and 546 injured when Stephen Paddock opens fire on a crowd in Las Vegas, surpassing the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting as the deadliest mass shooting perpetrated by a lone gunman in U.S. history.  

Oct 01   Stephen Paddock shoots dead 58 people, injuring 489, at a concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in American history on this day in history.  

Oct 02   US scientists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young awarded Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for work on the body clock in the year 2017.  

Oct 03   King Felipe of Spain speaks out against the Catalan referendum saying organizers have "broken the rule of law" on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 2017 nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"  

Oct 03   On this day in history uS President Trump visits Puerto Rico devastated by hurricane Maria  

Oct 04   English PM Theresa May suffers nightmare speech at Conservative National Conference as her voice fails, pranster interupts and set collapses on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work on cryo-electron microscopy on this day in history.  

Oct 05   "The New York Times" publishes investigation into sexual harassment behaviour by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in the year 2017.  

Oct 05   In the year 2017 iraqi forces claim victory and control over Islamic State's last urban stronghold Hawija, Northern Iraq  

Oct 05   In the year 2017 spanish constitutional court suspends Catalan parliament to prevent declaration of independence  

Oct 06   In the year 2017 british writer Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature  

Oct 06   In the year 2017 nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)  

Oct 06   On this day in history storm Nate kills at least 22 people passing through Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras  

Oct 07   Rapper Nelly arrested for rape in Auburn, Washington in the year 2017.  

Oct 08   Wildfires ignite in Northern Californian wine country, killing at least 41 over the next week, with 20,000 evacutated on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history american economist Richard Thaler is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics  

Oct 09   On this day in history producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse  

Oct 10   In the year 2017 "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California  

Oct 11   In the year 2017 tripAdvisor customer poll names The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire, world's best restaurant  

Oct 12   Long-lost bust of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin confirmed found in Madison borough hall, New Jersey, worth at least $4m on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 2017 plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO  

Oct 12   The United States announces its decision to withdraw from UNESCO, and is immediately followed by Israel on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history archaeologists announce the discovery of Arabic characters "Allah” and “Ali” on Viking funeral costumes from a grave in Gamla Uppsala, Sweden  

Oct 13   In the year 2017 hungry bear crisis due to over-fishing leaves 2 people dead and 83 hostile bears shot on Sakhalin Island, Eastern Russia  

Oct 14   A massive blast caused by a truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 512 people and injures 316 others on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 2017 producer Harvey Weinstein is expelled by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after historical revelations of sexual harassment and rape  

Oct 14   In the year 2017 spanish government says it will impose direct rule on Catalonia after the region voted for independence in a referendum  

Oct 14   In the year 2017 terrorist bomb attack in a truck in Mogadishu, Somalia leaves at more than 300 dead and hundreds injured  

Oct 15   500 wildfires occur in Portugal and Northern Spain fanned by winds from Hurricane Ophelia, killing at least 35 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   60 Minutes and The Washington Post publish story detailing how US Congress passed bill sponsered by Tom Marino hindering fight against opioid crisis in the year 2017.  

Oct 15   Actress Alyssa Milano tweeting “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the year 2017.  

Oct 15   Austrian legislative elections: Austrian People's Party (-VP) win most seats (62), led by Sebastian Kurz (31) in the year 2017.  

Oct 16   In the year 2017 findings published of neutron star collision (17 August), the first cosmic event seen in gravitational waves and light. Confirms heavy elements such as gold the result of such collisions  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Tony Atkinson, British economist died in the year 2017.  

Jan 01   In the year 2017 death of hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop  

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   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   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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