Historical Events In 2017
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Mar 11 On this day in history at least 65 killed in landslide at rubbish dump near Addis Ababa, Ethopia
Mar 14 In the year 2017 european Court of Justice rules companies can ban staff from wearing religious symbols, including headscarves
Mar 14 World's oldest golf club Muirfield in Scotland, votes to admit women as members for 1st time in 273 years in the year 2017.
Mar 15 On this day in history disney refuses to cut gay moment in film "Beauty and the Beast" for Malaysian censors, instead pulls film from Malaysia
Mar 15 Dutch elections; Prime Minister Mark Rutte's centre-right VVD party win 33 seats vs against 20 for right wing Geert Wilder's Party of Freedom on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history french fashion house Givenchy appoints it first female designer, Englishwoman Clare Waight Keller
Mar 16 US President Donald Trump 's second travel ban is blocked by 2 federal courts in the year 2017.
Mar 17 Live-action remake "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson opens in the year 2017.
Mar 20 On this day in history indian rivers Yamuna and the Ganges declared "living entities" by court in the state of Uttarakhand
Mar 21 On this day in history singer Wyclef Jean wrongly identified as a suspect, handcuffed and detained by LA county sheriff’s department
Mar 22 Arctic records its lowest ever winter ice cover according to US National Snow and Ice Data Center, 5.5 million square miles on this day in history.
Mar 22 Terrorist attack on London's Westminster Bridge and Houses of Parliament kills 4 including a police officer and injures 40 in the year 2017.
Mar 22 Tomb of Jesus reopens after restoration in Jerusalem on this day in history.
Mar 24 US President Donald Trump and Republican party forced to pull their attempt to repeal Obamacare after internal opposition on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history anti-corruption protests in Russia result in hundreds arrested including opposition leader Aleksei Navalny
Mar 26 In the year 2017 carrie Lam is first woman elected to lead Hong Kong by Beijing-influenced electorial commission
Mar 26 On this day in history mass protests in Chile over country's privatised pension system
Mar 28 Britain introduces 1st new pound coin in 30 years with secret security feature inside to stop counterfeiting on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history cyclone Debbie strikes north east Queensland coast as a category 4 storm
Mar 28 On this day in history uS confirms likely it is behind the air strike in Mosul, Iraq that led to collapse of a building that killed more than 100 civilians
Mar 28 US President Donald Trump signs Energy Independence executive order undoing Obama climate-control measures on this day in history.
Mar 28 World's largest dinosaur footprint at 1.7 metres found in Kimberley, Western Australia on this day in history.
Mar 29 Ivanka Trump assumes an unpaid position as Advisor to the President, Donald Trump in the year 2017.
Mar 29 Man's body found inside a 7m long reticulated python in Sulawesi, Indonesia in the year 2017.
Mar 29 The United Kingdom triggers article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, starting the Brexit Negotiations, the talks for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in the year 2017.
Mar 29 UK Prime Minister Teresa May signs article 50 letter, sends to to the EU, formally triggering Brexit on this day in history.
Mar 30 On this day in history ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested in corruption investigation
Mar 30 In the year 2017 north Carolina repeals its controversial bathroom law that restricted transgender use
Mar 30 SpaceX conducts the world's first reflight of an orbital class rocket in the year 2017.
Mar 30 Venezuela Supreme Court takes over legislative powers of the National Assembly, opposition calls it a coup on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history mudslides caused by heavy rains sweep through Mocoa, Colombia killing more than 200
Apr 01 Bob Dylan receives his Nobel Prize for Literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm on this day in history.
Apr 01 In the year 2017 chinese leaders announce plans to build city in Xiongan New Area, 3x size of New York
Apr 02 American golfer Lexi Thompson loses ANA Inspiration in Racho Mirage because of TV viewer emailing earlier infringement on this day in history.