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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  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Tony Atkinson, British economist died in the year 2017.  

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   John Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer died in the year 2017.  

Jan 03   Igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer  

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

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