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Historical Events In 2017

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Oct 31   Takahiro Shiraishi arrested in Zama, Japan, a day after nine dismembered bodies found in his apartment in the year 2017.  

Oct 31   Terrorist attack in New York when a truck mows down people on a cycle lane, killing 8, injuring 10 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history two men convicted of raping and inpregnating their 10 year old niece in Chandigarh, India  

Nov 01   Boiler explosion at a NTPC government-run coal-fired power plant in Rae Bareli, India, kills 29 on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history houston Astros win their first baseball World Series defeating the LA Dodgers 5-1 in game 7 at Dodger Stadium  

Nov 01   UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon resigns due to his behavior towards women, part of wider scandal of sexual harassment by UK politicians on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history a new species of orangutan is identified in Indonesia, becoming the third known species of orangutan as well as the first great ape to be described for almost a century.  

Nov 02   In the year 2017 jerome Powell nominated by US President Trump to be next Chair of the Federal Reserve  

Nov 02   On this day in history on This Day and Xiaomi launch a content partnership to display today in history content in Xiaomi's calendar app to users in India  

Nov 03   Pakistani woman charged with poisoning 17 members of husband's family in attempt to escape forced marriage in Punjab Province on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 2017 syrian Civil War: both Deir ez-Zor in Syria and Al-Qa'im in Iraq are declared liberated from ISIL on the same day.  

Nov 04   In the year 2017 lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns in a shock TV broadcast from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, amid concerns he is being forcibly detained  

Nov 04   On this day in history museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara opens in Jakarta with items from the collection of Indonesian tycoon Haryanto Adikoesoemo  

Nov 04   Saudi Arabia arrests 11 princes and other ministers on corruption charges, including billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Bodies of 26 migrant teenage girls recovered from the Mediterranean, another 400 migrants rescued in the year 2017.  

Nov 05   Gunman shoots 26 dead and injures 20 at a church in Sunderland Springs, Texas on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Paradise Papers are leaked; 13.4 million documents from offshore investment firm Appleby, mentioning Queen Elizabeth and Wilbur Ross US Secretary of Commerce on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history shalane Flanagan becomes the first American woman to win the New York marathon for 40 years  

Nov 05   The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung publishes 13.4 million documents leaked from the offshore law firm Appleby, along with business registries in 19 tax jurisdictions that reveal offshore financial activities on behalf of politicians, celebrities, corporate giants and business leaders. The newspaper shared the documents with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and asked it to lead the investigation on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Typhoon Damrey strikes Vietnam's south-central coast killing at least 27, leaving others missing in the year 2017.  

Nov 05   US President Trump begins a 12-day trip to Asia in Toyko, Japan on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 2017 danica Roem becomes the first US transgender person to be elected to a state legislature in the US in North Virginia  

Nov 07   On this day in history extreme smog in Delhi, India, leads Indian Medical Association to declare "a state of medical emergency"  

Nov 07   On this day in history melbourne Cup: Joseph O’Brien at 24 is the youngest trainer to win with Rekindling jockeyed by Corey Brown  

Nov 07   Opera soprano Audrey Luna sings highest-ever note at Met Opera in New York, A above high C in the year 2017.  

Nov 07   South Korean golfer Park Sung-hyun becomes the first LPGA rookie to be ranked no. 1 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 2017 uS Democrats dominate off-year elections; Ralph Northam wins Governor of Virginia, Philip Murphy Governor of New Jersey  

Nov 08   In unprecedented move, Indian officials close all Delhi schools for rest of the week due to smog on this day in history.  

Nov 08   Louvre Abu Dhabi is inaugurated, largest art museum on Arabian peninsula on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history uK Minister Priti Patel resigns after secret meetings revealed with Israeli officials  

Nov 09   Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls in "Washington Post" report in the year 2017.  

Nov 09   Five women detail sexual misconduct by comedian Louis C.K. in "New York Times" report on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history saudi Arabia's attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb says 201 more people have been held for questioning in anti-corruption drive  

Nov 10   BBC removes drama from Christmas line-up after one of its stars, Ed Westwick, accused of rape by two women in the year 2017.  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of tony Atkinson, British economist  

Jan 01   Hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop died in the year 2017.  

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

Jan 02   John Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter died in the year 2017.  

Jan 02   Viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut  

Jan 04   Ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of georges Prêtre, French conductor  

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