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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.  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2017 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   In the year 2017 death of john Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter  

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

Jan 03   Igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Georges Prêtre, French conductor died on this day in history.  

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