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Historical Events In 2017

Sunday, 09 May 2021

Nov 22   The International Court of Justice finds Ratko Mladić guilty of genocide committed in Srebrenica during the 1990s Bosnian War, the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. He is sentenced to life in prison in the year 2017.  

Nov 22   Uber admits hackers stole personal information affecting 57 million people worldwide and paid $100,00 to keep quiet on this day in history.  

Nov 22   Vanellope Wilkins, born with her heart outside her body, is first UK baby to survive birth and operations to reinsert her heart in the year 2017.  

Nov 23   On this day in history brazilian footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for rape in Italy  

Nov 23   In the year 2017 papua New Guinea Police storm Manus Island refugee camp, forcibly removing asylum seekers  

Nov 24   On this day in history a mosque attack in Sinai, Egypt kills 305 worshippers and leaves hundreds more wounded.  

Nov 24   Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe, replacing Robert Mugabe on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Militant gunmen attack a Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abed on the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, killing 305 people, government retaliates bombing the area in the year 2017.  

Nov 25   Actress Naya Rivera arrested on a domestic battery charge in West Virginia on this day in history.  

Nov 25   Longest known frozen embryo to be successfully born is delivered in Tennessee - Emma Wren Gibson, frozen 24 years ago on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 2017 factory explosion in Chinese port city Ningbo kills at least 2, injuries 30, flattens buildings  

Nov 26   In the year 2017 presidential elections held in Honduras with allegations of electoral fraud and resulting violent protests  

Nov 27   On this day in history bangkok Fire and Rescue Department confirm it has had 31,801 call outs to deal with snakes this year  

Nov 27   Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement on this day in history.  

Nov 27   In the year 2017 freight trains kills more than 100 reindeer over three days in Norway  

Nov 27   North Korean ghost ship washes up Akita prefecture beach, Japan with 8 skeletons on board, 4th boat in a month in the year 2017.  

Nov 27   On this day in history pope Francis begins a three-day trip to Myanmar, amid the Rohingya refugee crisis  

Nov 28   On this day in history india's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati"  

Nov 28   Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history american TV host Matt Lauer is fired from NBC's "Today" show after an allegation of sexual misconduct  

Nov 29   On this day in history bosnian war criminal Slobodan Praljak commits suicide by poison in court at The Hague after 20 year prison term read out  

Nov 30   In the year 2017 def Jam founder Russell Simmons steps down from his companies after allegations of sexual misconduct  

Nov 30   Disney announces it has cast Chinese actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan in up-coming live action film on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history world's longest recorded rainbow - 8 hrs 58 min in Taipei's Yangmingshan mountain range  

Dec 01   On this day in history president Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the F.B.I.  

Dec 02   Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh sentenced to 3 years in prison for saying women wearing ripped jeans should be raped on this day in history.  

Dec 03   First pizza party in space held by astronauts of the International Space Station on this day in history.  

Dec 04   New York Giants fire coach Bob McAdoo and manager Jerry Reese on this day in history.  

Dec 04   New York's Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine after allegations of sexual misconduct in the year 2017.  

Dec 04   Thomas fire begins and spreads to city of Ventura, California in the year 2017.  

Dec 04   On this day in history uS President Trump scales back Utah National Parks - Bears Ears National Monument (85%), Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (50%)  

Dec 04   In the year 2017 uS Supreme Court allows President Trump's travel ban to come into effect for 6 mostly Muslim countries  

Dec 05   Artist Lubaina Himid wins Britain's Turner Prize, oldest person at 63 and first nonwhite woman in the year 2017.  

Dec 05   Austrian courts rule in favour of same-sex marriage from 2019 on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2017 death of tony Atkinson, British economist  

Jan 01   In the year 2017 death of hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop  

Jan 01   In the year 2017 death of derek Parfit, British philosopher  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history death of viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer  

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

Jan 04   Ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer died in the year 2017.  

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

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