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Historical Events In 2017

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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   143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins in the year 2017.  

May 06   84 abducted schoolgirls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria in the year 2017.  

May 06   On this day in history bus crash in Arusha region, Tanzania kills 35  

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   In the year 2017 mTV becomes 1st major awards show to adopt gender-neutral categories - Emma Watson best film actor, Millie Bobby Brown best TV actor  

May 09   Fossil of Chinese feathered baby dinosaur formally identified as Beibeilong sinensis (baby dragon in Chinese) on this day in history.  

May 09   Jakarta’s Christian governor Ahok jailed for 2 years for blasphemy in the year 2017.  

May 09   Moon Jae-in elected President of South Korea after a snap election to replace Park Geun-hye in the year 2017.  

May 09   In the year 2017 uS President Donald Trump dismisses FBI Director James Comey  

May 10   Apple becomes the first company to be worth more than $800 billion on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump shares classified information about ISIS plot with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office  

May 12   On this day in history 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   Former One Direction singer Harry Styles releases his self-titled debut solo album on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 2017 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   On this day in history bus plunges off cliff near Marmaris, Turkey, killing at least 23, injuring 11  

May 15   On this day in history 1st US prosecution under federal Hate Crimes Act of violence against transgender person, murder of Mercedes Williamson  

May 15   On this day in history state of Emergency declared in Sanaa, Yemen after outbreak of cholera kills 115  

May 15   In the year 2017 uN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test  

May 16   In the year 2017 10-year-old girl granted special 20 week abortion request in Rohtak, India in land-mark case  

May 20   142nd Preakness Stakes: Javier Castellano aboard Cloud Computing wins in 1 minute 55.98 seconds on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump begins his 1st foreign trip arriving in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  

May 22   On this day in history a terrorist bombing attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England kills 22 people and injures over 500.  

May 22   In the year 2017 japanese researchers from University of Yamanashi report birth of mice from freeze-dried sperm stored on the International Space Station  

May 22   South Africa's Western Cape province declares a drought disaster - worst for 113 years on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 2017 suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, England, after Ariana Grande concert kills 22 and injures 59  

May 23   In the year 2017 uK raises terror threat level to critical following Manchester bombing  

May 23   US President Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history uEFA Europa League won by Manchester United 2-0 against Ajax in Stockholm  

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Famous Deaths In 2017

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Tony Atkinson, British economist died on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 2017 death of hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop  

Jan 01   On this day in history death of derek Parfit, British philosopher  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of john Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter  

Jan 02   Viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer  

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

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