Historical Events In 2017
Sunday, 28 February 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 On this day in history uber admits hackers stole personal information affecting 57 million people worldwide and paid $100,00 to keep quiet
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 Brazilian footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for rape in Italy on this day in history.
Nov 23 Papua New Guinea Police storm Manus Island refugee camp, forcibly removing asylum seekers on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 2017 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 in the year 2017.
Nov 24 On this day in history militant gunmen attack a Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abed on the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, killing 305 people, government retaliates bombing the area
Nov 25 Actress Naya Rivera arrested on a domestic battery charge in West Virginia in the year 2017.
Nov 25 In the year 2017 longest known frozen embryo to be successfully born is delivered in Tennessee - Emma Wren Gibson, frozen 24 years ago
Nov 26 Factory explosion in Chinese port city Ningbo kills at least 2, injuries 30, flattens buildings on this day in history.
Nov 26 On this day in history presidential elections held in Honduras with allegations of electoral fraud and resulting violent protests
Nov 27 Bangkok Fire and Rescue Department confirm it has had 31,801 call outs to deal with snakes this year on this day in history.
Nov 27 Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement in the year 2017.
Nov 27 Freight trains kills more than 100 reindeer over three days in Norway on this day in history.
Nov 27 North Korean ghost ship washes up Akita prefecture beach, Japan with 8 skeletons on board, 4th boat in a month on this day in history.
Nov 27 On this day in history pope Francis begins a three-day trip to Myanmar, amid the Rohingya refugee crisis
Nov 28 India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati" on this day in history.
Nov 28 Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 2017 american TV host Matt Lauer is fired from NBC's "Today" show after an allegation of sexual misconduct
Nov 29 Bosnian war criminal Slobodan Praljak commits suicide by poison in court at The Hague after 20 year prison term read out on this day in history.
Nov 30 On this day in history def Jam founder Russell Simmons steps down from his companies after allegations of sexual misconduct
Nov 30 In the year 2017 disney announces it has cast Chinese actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan in up-coming live action film
Nov 30 In the year 2017 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 On this day in history first pizza party in space held by astronauts of the International Space Station
Dec 04 New York Giants fire coach Bob McAdoo and manager Jerry Reese in the year 2017.
Dec 04 New York's Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine after allegations of sexual misconduct on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history thomas fire begins and spreads to city of Ventura, California
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 US Supreme Court allows President Trump's travel ban to come into effect for 6 mostly Muslim countries on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history artist Lubaina Himid wins Britain's Turner Prize, oldest person at 63 and first nonwhite woman
Dec 05 Austrian courts rule in favour of same-sex marriage from 2019 in the year 2017.