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 ʻOumuamua 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