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Historical Events In 2017

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Nov 10   Louis C.K. admits the stories of sexual misconduct about him are true in the year 2017.  

Nov 11   Largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion in the year 2017.  

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

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 in the year 2017.  

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

Nov 13   First Barbie doll to wear a hijab, modeled on Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad unveiled in New York on this day in history.  

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

Nov 13   World's earliest wine-making uncovered from Khramis Didi Gora, Georgia, in clay pots from 6,000BC on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 2017.  

Nov 15   On this day in history argentine submarine San Juan goes missing in the Atlantic after reporting mechanical failure  

Nov 15   Australian postal vote on same-sex marriage revealed - 61% vote yes in the year 2017.  

Nov 15   Country singer Blake Shelton wins People Magazine's sexiest man alive award on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 15   In the year 2017 the Zimbabwean Army detains Robert Mugabe and the first family and appoints sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as interim president  

Nov 15   In the year 2017 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.  

Nov 16   In the year 2017 19 countries pledge to phase out coal at UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany  

Nov 16   Cambodian court rules to dissolve the country's main opposition party Cambodia National Rescue party (CNRP) on this day in history.  

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   US senator Al Franken accused of groping and forcibly kissing a woman on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe refuses to resign in a TV speech after being ousted as leader of ruling ZANU-PF party in the year 2017.  

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

Nov 20   On this day in history german Chancellor Angela Merkel announces that coalition talks to form a government have collapsed  

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

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   On this day in history cBS TV host Charlie Rose is fired after allegations of sexual harassment by eight women  

Nov 21   In the year 2017 mt Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali begins erupting  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 02   John Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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