Historical Events In 2017
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
May 01 On this day in history billy Corgan agrees to purchase the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA)
May 01 World Snooker Championship: Briton Mark Selby defends title beating John Higgins 18-15, at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history 143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins
May 06 84 abducted schoolgirls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria on this day in history.
May 06 Bus crash in Arusha region, Tanzania kills 35 on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history france bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory
May 07 In the year 2017 “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” becomes the highest grossing Indian box-office film ever earning $120 million
May 07 Emmanuel Macron wins France's presidential election defeating Marine Le Pen on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history mTV becomes 1st major awards show to adopt gender-neutral categories - Emma Watson best film actor, Millie Bobby Brown best TV actor
May 09 In the year 2017 fossil of Chinese feathered baby dinosaur formally identified as Beibeilong sinensis (baby dragon in Chinese)
May 09 On this day in history jakarta’s Christian governor Ahok jailed for 2 years for blasphemy
May 09 In the year 2017 moon Jae-in elected President of South Korea after a snap election to replace Park Geun-hye
May 09 US President Donald Trump dismisses FBI Director James Comey on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 2017 apple becomes the first company to be worth more than $800 billion
May 10 US President Donald Trump shares classified information about ISIS plot with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 2017 brazil declares end to Zika national emergency as cases decrease
May 12 On this day in history computers around the world are hit by a large-scale ransomware cyberattack, which goes on to affect at least 150 countries.
May 12 On this day in history former One Direction singer Harry Styles releases his self-titled debut solo album
May 13 On this day in history 22 year old UK blogger halts spread of global ransomware cyber-attack by accidentally identifying "kill switch"
May 13 In the year 2017 62nd Eurovision Song Contest: Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins singing "Amar Pelos Dois"
May 13 Bus plunges off cliff near Marmaris, Turkey, killing at least 23, injuring 11 in the year 2017.
May 15 1st US prosecution under federal Hate Crimes Act of violence against transgender person, murder of Mercedes Williamson in the year 2017.
May 15 State of Emergency declared in Sanaa, Yemen after outbreak of cholera kills 115 in the year 2017.
May 15 UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history 10-year-old girl granted special 20 week abortion request in Rohtak, India in land-mark case
May 20 In the year 2017 142nd Preakness Stakes: Javier Castellano aboard Cloud Computing wins in 1 minute 55.98 seconds
May 20 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump begins his 1st foreign trip arriving in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
May 22 In the year 2017 a terrorist bombing attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England kills 22 people and injures over 500.
May 22 On this day in history japanese researchers from University of Yamanashi report birth of mice from freeze-dried sperm stored on the International Space Station
May 22 In the year 2017 south Africa's Western Cape province declares a drought disaster - worst for 113 years
May 22 Suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, England, after Ariana Grande concert kills 22 and injures 59 in the year 2017.
May 23 On this day in history uK raises terror threat level to critical following Manchester bombing
May 23 US President Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican in the year 2017.
May 24 UEFA Europa League won by Manchester United 2-0 against Ajax in Stockholm on this day in history.