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Historical Events In 2017

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Oct 01   In the year 2017 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   On this day in history stephen Paddock shoots dead 58 people, injuring 489, at a concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in American 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" in the year 2017.  

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   In the year 2017 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   In the year 2017 nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work on cryo-electron microscopy  

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

Oct 05   Iraqi forces claim victory and control over Islamic State's last urban stronghold Hawija, Northern Iraq on this day in history.  

Oct 05   Spanish constitutional court suspends Catalan parliament to prevent declaration of independence on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history british writer Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature  

Oct 06   Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in the year 2017.  

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

Oct 07   In the year 2017 rapper Nelly arrested for rape in Auburn, Washington  

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   American economist Richard Thaler is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in the year 2017.  

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

Oct 10   "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California on this day in history.  

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

Oct 12   In the year 2017 long-lost bust of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin confirmed found in Madison borough hall, New Jersey, worth at least $4m  

Oct 12   On this day in history plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO  

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

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   Hungry bear crisis due to over-fishing leaves 2 people dead and 83 hostile bears shot on Sakhalin Island, Eastern Russia in the year 2017.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history actress Alyssa Milano tweeting “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter  

Oct 15   On this day in history austrian legislative elections: Austrian People's Party (-VP) win most seats (62), led by Sebastian Kurz (31)  

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   On this day in history death of hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop  

Jan 01   Derek Parfit, British philosopher died in the year 2017.  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 2017 death of igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut  

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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