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Historical Events In 2017

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Nov 10   Louis C.K. admits the stories of sexual misconduct about him are true on this day in history.  

Nov 11   On this day in history largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion  

Nov 11   Nationalist march in Warsaw, Poland, draws 60,000, to coincide with country's independence day in the year 2017.  

Nov 12   7.3 earthquake hits near Halabjal, Iraq, on border with Iran, killing over 500 people, with 7,000 injured on this day in history.  

Nov 12   A magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes the border region between Iraq and Iran leaving at least 530 dead and over 70,000 homeless on this day in history.  

Nov 12   For the first time Prince Charles lays the wreath to Great Britain's war dead, replacing Queen Elizabeth in the year 2017.  

Nov 13   In the year 2017 first Barbie doll to wear a hijab, modeled on Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad unveiled in New York  

Nov 13   On this day in history italy fails to qualify for 2018 Football World Cup (first time since 1958), after play-off defeat against Sweden  

Nov 13   World's earliest wine-making uncovered from Khramis Didi Gora, Georgia, in clay pots from 6,000BC in the year 2017.  

Nov 14   Armed forces drive through streets of Harare, Zimbabwe a day after military says its prepared to step in after removal of vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa in the year 2017.  

Nov 15   3 UCLA basketball players suspended after admitting shoplifting in China, only released at President Trump's request in the year 2017.  

Nov 15   On this day in history a Leonardo da Vinci painting, Salvator Mundi, sells for US$450 million at Christie's in New York, a new record price for any work of art.  

Nov 15   Argentine submarine San Juan goes missing in the Atlantic after reporting mechanical failure on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history australian postal vote on same-sex marriage revealed - 61% vote yes  

Nov 15   In the year 2017 country singer Blake Shelton wins People Magazine's sexiest man alive award  

Nov 15   Isabel Dos Santos, Africa's richest woman, fired as head of Angola state oil company Sonangol on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 2017 pakistan unveils remains of 1,700 year-old sleeping Buddha in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province  

Nov 15   The Zimbabwean Army detains Robert Mugabe and the first family and appoints sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as interim president on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is placed under house arrest, as the military take control of the country. He resigns six days later, after 37 years of rule on this day in history.  

Nov 16   19 countries pledge to phase out coal at UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Cambodian court rules to dissolve the country's main opposition party Cambodia National Rescue party (CNRP) in the year 2017.  

Nov 16   Leonardo da Vinci 's painting "Salvator Mundi" sells for $450.3 million at auction in New York, world record price for any artwork on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 2017 uS senator Al Franken accused of groping and forcibly kissing a woman  

Nov 19   Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe refuses to resign in a TV speech after being ousted as leader of ruling ZANU-PF party on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history atlanta's Georgia Dome, once the world's largest covered stadium, is destroyed in a controlled implosion  

Nov 20   In the year 2017 german Chancellor Angela Merkel announces that coalition talks to form a government have collapsed  

Nov 20   On this day in history investment corporation Tencent's market value hits $511 billion, - first Asian company to join the $500 billion club  

Nov 20   In the year 2017 nature publishes an article recognising the high velocity asteroid Ê»Oumuamua as originating from outside the Solar System i.e. the first known interstellar object.  

Nov 21   In the year 2017 cBS TV host Charlie Rose is fired after allegations of sexual harassment by eight women  

Nov 21   Mt Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali begins erupting in the year 2017.  

Nov 21   On this day in history oumuamua comet, 400 meters and reddish, first known comet from another star system revealed by scientists  

Nov 21   Pixar animation head John Lasseter takes 6 month leave of absence amid sexual misconduct claims in the year 2017.  

Nov 21   Robert Mugabe 's resignation after 37 years in power is read out in Zimbabwe's parliaments during impeachment proceedings on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history ratko Mladic the "Butcher of Bosnia" is convicted of genocide and other atrocities during the Bosnian war and jailed for life in The Hague  

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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   On this day in history death of derek Parfit, British philosopher  

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

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

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   On this day in history death of georges PrĂªtre, French conductor  

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