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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  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of tony Atkinson, British economist  

Jan 01   Hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop died on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Derek Parfit, British philosopher died in the year 2017.  

Jan 02   John Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 2017 death of viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer  

Jan 03   Igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut died in the year 2017.  

Jan 04   Ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Georges Prêtre, French conductor died in the year 2017.  

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