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Historical Events In 2017

Thursday, 02 July 2020

May 01   Billy Corgan agrees to purchase the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in the year 2017.  

May 01   World Snooker Championship: Briton Mark Selby defends title beating John Higgins 18-15, at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield in the year 2017.  

May 06   143rd Kentucky Derby: Always Dreaming ridden by John Velasquez wins on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history 84 abducted schoolgirls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria  

May 06   In the year 2017 bus crash in Arusha region, Tanzania kills 35  

May 06   France bans too thin fashion models and makes labeling of digitally enhanced photos mandatory in the year 2017.  

May 07   On this day in history “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” becomes the highest grossing Indian box-office film ever earning $120 million  

May 07   On this day in history emmanuel Macron wins France's presidential election defeating Marine Le Pen  

May 07   MTV becomes 1st major awards show to adopt gender-neutral categories - Emma Watson best film actor, Millie Bobby Brown best TV actor in the year 2017.  

May 09   On this day in history fossil of Chinese feathered baby dinosaur formally identified as Beibeilong sinensis (baby dragon in Chinese)  

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   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump dismisses FBI Director James Comey  

May 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 2017 computers around the world are hit by a large-scale ransomware cyberattack, which goes on to affect at least 150 countries.  

May 12   In the year 2017 former One Direction singer Harry Styles releases his self-titled debut solo album  

May 13   22 year old UK blogger halts spread of global ransomware cyber-attack by accidentally identifying "kill switch" in the year 2017.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 2017 1st US prosecution under federal Hate Crimes Act of violence against transgender person, murder of Mercedes Williamson  

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 in the year 2017.  

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

May 20   142nd Preakness Stakes: Javier Castellano aboard Cloud Computing wins in 1 minute 55.98 seconds in the year 2017.  

May 20   US President Donald Trump begins his 1st foreign trip arriving in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in the year 2017.  

May 22   A terrorist bombing attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England kills 22 people and injures over 500 in the year 2017.  

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

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

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

May 23   UK raises terror threat level to critical following Manchester bombing in the year 2017.  

May 23   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican  

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   In the year 2017 death of derek Parfit, British philosopher  

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

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

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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