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Historical Events In 2017

Monday, 21 September 2020

Nov 22   In the year 2017 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.  

Nov 22   Uber admits hackers stole personal information affecting 57 million people worldwide and paid $100,00 to keep quiet in the year 2017.  

Nov 22   Vanellope Wilkins, born with her heart outside her body, is first UK baby to survive birth and operations to reinsert her heart on this day in history.  

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   A mosque attack in Sinai, Egypt kills 305 worshippers and leaves hundreds more wounded in the year 2017.  

Nov 24   Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe, replacing Robert Mugabe in the year 2017.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   Longest known frozen embryo to be successfully born is delivered in Tennessee - Emma Wren Gibson, frozen 24 years ago in the year 2017.  

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

Nov 26   Presidential elections held in Honduras with allegations of electoral fraud and resulting violent protests on this day in history.  

Nov 27   In the year 2017 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 in the year 2017.  

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

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   India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati" in the year 2017.  

Nov 28   On this day in history uhuru Kenyatta sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya  

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 in the year 2017.  

Nov 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 2017 world's longest recorded rainbow - 8 hrs 58 min in Taipei's Yangmingshan mountain range  

Dec 01   In the year 2017 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 in the year 2017.  

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 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   Thomas fire begins and spreads to city of Ventura, California on this day in history.  

Dec 04   In the year 2017 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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of tony Atkinson, British economist  

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

Jan 01   Derek Parfit, British philosopher died in the year 2017.  

Jan 02   John Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter died in the year 2017.  

Jan 02   In the year 2017 death of viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer  

Jan 03   In the year 2017 death of igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut  

Jan 04   In the year 2017 death of ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of georges Prêtre, French conductor  

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