Historical Events In 2017
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Apr 02 In the year 2017 attack on visitors to Muslim shrine by a custodian and others in Sargodha, Pakistan leaves 20 dead
Apr 03 In the year 2017 bomb on St Petersburg metro kills 11, 2nd bomb defused
Apr 04 On this day in history alibaba becomes the world's largest retailer according to US Securities and Exchange Commission
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 on this day in history.
Apr 05 On this day in history pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner pulled after criticized for trivializing demonstrations
Apr 06 Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Florida for talks with US President Donald Trump in the year 2017.
Apr 06 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 on this day in history.
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 Truck driven into a department store in Stockholm, killing 4 in a terror attack on this day in history.
Apr 07 US President Donald Trump orders missile strike on Syrian airfield after chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 2017 fifth day of protests by thousands in Caracas, Venezuela against the government
Apr 09 81st Masters Golf Tournament: Spanaird Sergio Garcia wins his 1st major after beating Justin Rose in a playoff in the year 2017.
Apr 09 On this day in history suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 17, Al-Shabaab group claim responsibility
Apr 09 Twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage in the year 2017.
Apr 09 Two Egyptian coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria attacked by suicide bombers leaving at least 44 dead on this day in history.
Apr 10 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko in the year 2017.
Apr 10 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up on this day in history.
Apr 10 Edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of "British Vogue" its first male and black editor in the year 2017.
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 In the year 2017 meethotamulla rubbish dump collapses onto houses in Colombo, Sri Lanka killing 26
Apr 15 On this day in history suicide car bomb targets buses carrying Syrian evacuees at Rashidin, 126 killed including 70 children
Apr 16 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wins referundum on 18-article constitutional reform package on this day in history.
Apr 16 World record for gathering of Charlie Chaplin lookalikes - 662 at Manoir de Ban, Chaplin museum in Vevey, Switzerland in the year 2017.
Apr 17 1st living giant shipworm at 3 ft found in the Philippines, really a type of clam in the year 2017.
Apr 18 British Prime Minister Teresa May announces she will seek a "snap" election on this day in history.
Apr 19 Fox News confirms they would be letting go of Bill O'Reilly after allegations of sexual harassment in the year 2017.
Apr 20 Terrorist attack on police van on Champs Élysées, Paris 1 police officer killed, 2 injured on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history taliban attack army base at Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, killing more than 100
Apr 22 On this day in history ilie Năstase thrown off tennis court for insulting British female players during Fed Cup play-off against Romania in Constanta
Apr 26 Gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates in the year 2017.
Apr 28 Gwyneth Paltrow brand Goop and Condé Nast announce they will be launching a quarterly publication together in the year 2017.
Apr 29 3 tornadoes hit south east of Dallas, Texas, killing 5 in the year 2017.