Historical Events In 2017
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Dec 05 In the year 2017 democratic representative John Conyers resigns from US Congress after allegations of sexual harrassment
Dec 05 Netflix fires actor Danny Masterson from "The Ranch" after allegations of rape in the year 2017.
Dec 05 On this day in history online store Amazon begins operations in Australia
Dec 05 Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee, following an investigation into state-sponsored doping on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history russia is banned from the next Winter Olympics in South Korea over state-sponsored doping
Dec 06 "Supermassive" most distant black hole discovery announced by astronomers in journal "Nature", 13 billion light-years away, 800 x bigger than the Sun in the year 2017.
Dec 06 On this day in history andrej Babiš is sworn as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
Dec 06 Brazilian drug lord Rogério da Silva arrested in Rio in the year 2017.
Dec 06 Britain's top Brexit negotiator David Davis admits there has been "no systematic impact assessment" on effects of Brexit on this day in history.
Dec 06 On this day in history skirball wildfire near Los Angeles closes the Interstate 405 as thousands forced to evacuate
Dec 06 On this day in history starbucks opens its largest cafe in the world in Shanghai, 30,000 square-feet, 1/2 size of a football field
Dec 06 The United States officially recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital on this day in history.
Dec 06 Time Magazine names their Person of the Year "The Silence Breakers", people who came forward to report sexual misconduct on this day in history.
Dec 06 In the year 2017 uS President Donald Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, announcing plans to move US embassy there
Dec 07 Australia's parliament votes to legalize gay marriage in the year 2017.
Dec 07 In the year 2017 cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Ballon d’Or to equal Lionel Messi's record
Dec 07 On this day in history crumbling French château La Mothe-Chandeniers in Les Trois-Moutiers is bought by 9,000 people
Dec 07 In the year 2017 former US gymnastics physician Larry Nasser is sentenced to 60 years on child pornography charges
Dec 07 Naples' pizza spinning given UNESCO intangible heritage status along with Germany's organ music, Kyrgystan's Kok boru and India's Kumbh festival on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 2017 pantone's 2018 Colour of the Year is Ultra Violet
Dec 07 On this day in history same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia
Dec 07 On this day in history unrest in West Bank and Gaza, schools closed and a general strike in response to America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Dec 07 In the year 2017 virtual currency Bitcoin rises in value, passing $18,440 on some exchanges
Dec 09 In the year 2017 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill , Carrie Fisher , Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles
Dec 09 On this day in history funeral for French rock star Johnny Hallyday draws hundreds of thousands onto Paris streets
Dec 09 On this day in history iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over the Islamic State in Iraq, ending more than 3 years of convict
Dec 09 The Iraqi military announces that it has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory from "ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border on this day in history.
Dec 10 On this day in history governor Jerry Brown tours Southern Californian wildfires and declares them "the new normal"
Dec 10 Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is out for the season after injuring his knee in 43-35 win over Los Angeles Rams in Los Angeles in the year 2017.
Dec 11 Attempted suicide terrorist bomb attack in New York wounds 3, bomb fails to fully detonate in the year 2017.
Dec 11 On this day in history landmark trial for Huntington's disease in London announces positive results - first time a drug has been able to slow an incurable brain disorder
Dec 11 Rahul Gandhi, son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, is elected leader of the Indian National Congress in the year 2017.
Dec 11 In the year 2017 saudi Arabia announces an end to its 35 year ban on cinemas
Dec 11 In the year 2017 six wildfires in Southern California now cover area larger than New York City and Boston combined