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Historical Events In 2017

Friday, 03 July 2020

Oct 01   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 in the year 2017.  

Oct 01   Stephen Paddock shoots dead 58 people, injuring 489, at a concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in American history in the year 2017.  

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   On this day in history king Felipe of Spain speaks out against the Catalan referendum saying organizers have "broken the rule of law"  

Oct 03   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" on this day in history.  

Oct 03   US President Trump visits Puerto Rico devastated by hurricane Maria on this day in history.  

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   British writer Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 07   On this day in history rapper Nelly arrested for rape in Auburn, Washington  

Oct 08   In the year 2017 wildfires ignite in Northern Californian wine country, killing at least 41 over the next week, with 20,000 evacutated  

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

Oct 09   Producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Oct 12   Plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO on this day in history.  

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

Oct 13   Hungry bear crisis due to over-fishing leaves 2 people dead and 83 hostile bears shot on Sakhalin Island, Eastern Russia on this day in history.  

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   Spanish government says it will impose direct rule on Catalonia after the region voted for independence in a referendum on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 2017.  

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

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   In the year 2017 death of tony Atkinson, British economist  

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

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

Jan 02   On this day in history death of john Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter  

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

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

Jan 04   Ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer died in the year 2017.  

Jan 04   Georges Prêtre, French conductor died on this day in history.  

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