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