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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 04   Ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 2017 death of georges Prêtre, French conductor  

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