Historical Events In 2017
Monday, 21 September 2020
Apr 02 Attack on visitors to Muslim shrine by a custodian and others in Sargodha, Pakistan leaves 20 dead in the year 2017.
Apr 03 On this day in history bomb on St Petersburg metro kills 11, 2nd bomb defused
Apr 04 Alibaba becomes the world's largest retailer according to US Securities and Exchange Commission in the year 2017.
Apr 04 On this day in history chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, Syria by Syrian government forces kills more than 80 civilians
Apr 04 Pink Star diamond sets world record price of $71 million for a gem at an action in Hong Kong in the year 2017.
Apr 05 On this day in history pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner pulled after criticized for trivializing demonstrations
Apr 06 In the year 2017 chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Florida for talks with US President Donald Trump
Apr 06 In the year 2017 in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town, the U.S. military launches 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at an air base in Syria. Russia describes the strikes as an "aggression", adding they significantly damage U.S.-Russia ties.
Apr 07 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur , Journey, and Pearl Jam in the year 2017.
Apr 07 On this day in history truck driven into a department store in Stockholm, killing 4 in a terror attack
Apr 07 US President Donald Trump orders missile strike on Syrian airfield after chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun in the year 2017.
Apr 08 Fifth day of protests by thousands in Caracas, Venezuela against the government in the year 2017.
Apr 09 81st Masters Golf Tournament: Spanaird Sergio Garcia wins his 1st major after beating Justin Rose in a playoff on this day in history.
Apr 09 Suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 17, Al-Shabaab group claim responsibility in the year 2017.
Apr 09 In the year 2017 twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage
Apr 09 Two Egyptian coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria attacked by suicide bombers leaving at least 44 dead in the year 2017.
Apr 10 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 2017 alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up
Apr 10 On this day in history edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of "British Vogue" its first male and black editor
Apr 13 In the 2017 Nangarhar airstrike the U.S. drops the GBU-43/B MOAB, the world's largest non-nuclear weapon, at an ISIL base in Afghanistan in the year 2017.
Apr 14 "The Fate of the Furious" directed by F. Gary Gray, starring Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson opens worldwide - highest-grossing weekend at $532 million on this day in history.
Apr 14 On this day in history meethotamulla rubbish dump collapses onto houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka killing 26
Apr 15 Suicide car bomb targets buses carrying Syrian evacuees at Rashidin, 126 killed including 70 children in the year 2017.
Apr 16 In the year 2017 turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wins referundum on 18-article constitutional reform package
Apr 16 World record for gathering of Charlie Chaplin lookalikes - 662 at Manoir de Ban, Chaplin museum in Vevey, Switzerland on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history 1st living giant shipworm at 3 ft found in the Philippines, really a type of clam
Apr 18 On this day in history british Prime Minister Teresa May announces she will seek a "snap" election
Apr 19 Fox News confirms they would be letting go of Bill O'Reilly after allegations of sexual harassment on this day in history.
Apr 20 Terrorist attack on police van on Champs Élysées, Paris 1 police officer killed, 2 injured in the year 2017.
Apr 21 Taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100 in the year 2017.
Apr 22 Ilie Năstase thrown off tennis court for insulting British female players during Fed Cup play-off against Romania in Constanta on this day in history.
Apr 26 Gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 2017 gwyneth Paltrow brand Goop and Condé Nast announce they will be launching a quarterly publication together
Apr 29 In the year 2017 3 tornadoes hit south east of Dallas, Texas, killing 5