Historical Events In 2017
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 05 On this day in history heavy metal band Black Sabbath play their last concert in their home town Birmingham, England
Feb 05 On this day in history romanian government scraps corruption degree after 6 days of mass demonstrations
Feb 06 On this day in history qatar Airways achieves the longest-ever commercial flight in service when its B777 aircraft lands in Auckland after a 16 hour and 23 minutes flight from Doha
Feb 08 In the year 2017 uS Senate confirms Jeff Sessions Attorney General, after controversy and protests
Feb 11 North Korea prompts international condemnation by test firing a ballistic missile across the Sea of Japan on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 2017 59th Grammy Awards: Adele wins Best Song "Hello" and Best Album "25"
Feb 12 Emergency spillway at Oroville Dam, California threatens to collapse, 180,00 residents ordered to evacuate in the year 2017.
Feb 12 North Korea conducts a solid fuel ballistic missile test from Banghyon air base on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history harrison Ford involved in a near miss while flying a plane at John Wayne Airport, Orange County
Feb 13 US President Donald Trump accepts the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn over his dealings with Russia in the year 2017.
Feb 16 Car bomb in Bayaa, Baghdad kills at least 48, Islamic State claims responsibility. 3rd attack in 3 days on this day in history.
Feb 16 Suicide attack on shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, Sehwan, Pakistan kills 72, Islamic State claims responsibility in the year 2017.
Feb 17 On this day in history discovery of a new mostly underwater continent Zealandia in the South Pacific announced in research journal "GSA Today"
Feb 20 On this day in history famine is declared in Unity State, South Sudan, affecting 4.9 million
Feb 21 In the year 2017 bodies of 87 African migrants wash ashore at Zawiya, Libya
Feb 21 Plane crashes into shopping centre in Essendon, Melbourne, Australia killing the five people on board in the year 2017.
Feb 22 Discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting star Trappist-1 announced in Journal "Nature" - raises possibility of alien life on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 2017 jay-Z becomes 1st rapper to be inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame alongside Max Martin, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Feb 22 US President Donald Trump overturns Obama directive on Transgender rights to use toilets on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 2017 tom Perez is elected Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Feb 26 89th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Moonlight" (after mix-up), Best Director Damien Chazelle, Best Actor Casey Affleck , Best Actress Emma Stone in the year 2017.
Mar 01 On this day in history charo is revealed as a contestant on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars
Mar 01 Gustav Klimt's painting "Bauerngarten" sells for $59.3m in London in the year 2017.
Mar 02 On this day in history uS Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the investigation into Trump campaign contacts with Russia after revelations he met Russian ambassador
Mar 03 In the year 2017 mass grave of 800 children and infants confirmed at a former Catholic care home in Tuam, Ireland
Mar 05 US President Donald Trump in a tweet accusses former President Obama without offering any evidence of wiretapping Trump Towers during the presidential campaign on this day in history.
Mar 06 In the year 2017 uS President Donald Trump signs his second executive order barring travelers from 6 mostly-Muslim countries for 90 days but leaves out Iraq
Mar 06 On this day in history wikileaks publishes "Vault 7" CIA documents detailing its hacking and surveillance techniques
Mar 07 In the year 2017 19 girls killed in a fire at a government-run care center in San José Pinula, Guatemala
Mar 07 Malta's famous landmark the Azure Window collaspes into the sea after a storm in the year 2017.
Mar 08 Aboriginal DNA study by University of Adelaide shows Aboriginal population dates back 50,000 years from one migration on this day in history.
Mar 08 On this day in history fC Barcelona in a great comeback become 1st team to overturn 4-0 deficit beating St-Germain 6-5 in return game to reach the Champions League quarter finals
Mar 10 South Korean judges uphold parliaments' decision to impeach President Park Geun-hye on this day in history.
Mar 10 The UN warns that the world is facing the biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II, with up to 20 million people at risk of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria in the year 2017.