Historical Events In 2017
Thursday, 21 January 2021
May 25 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine premieres in Los Angeles - 1st superhero film directed by a woman on this day in history.
May 25 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg receives an honorary degree from Harvard University, after dropping out in 2004 on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history pitched battles between Islamic State-linked militants and Philippine government troops in and around Marawi, leave 43 dead, with thousands fleeing
May 26 Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best killed, Micah David-Cole Fletcher injured defending Muslim teenager in Portland, Oregon on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 2017 fA Cup Final: Arsenal defeat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, London
May 27 On this day in history in Bangalore, India, white puffy toxic foam begins spilling out of Varthur Lake onto city streets
May 28 On this day in history floods and landslides in Sri Lanka kill at least 151
May 28 In the year 2017 indianapolis 500: Takuma Sato wins in 3:13:03.3584
May 28 On this day in history swedish film "The Square" directed by Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival
May 28 Tom Dumoulin wins the 100th Giro d’Italia in Milan, 1st Dutchman to win in the year 2017.
May 29 On this day in history tiger Woods is arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida
May 29 Violent storm and high winds in Moscow, Russia leaves 13 dead on this day in history.
May 30 Bomb outside government pension office in Baghdad kills 14, injures 34, Islamic State claim respnsibility on this day in history.
May 30 Car bomb outside ice cream shop in Baghdad kills 17, Islamic State claim responsibility in the year 2017.
May 30 In the year 2017 large suicide bomb in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul, Afghanistan kills more than 150 and injures 400
May 30 In the year 2017 singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals her breast cancer has returned after 25 years
May 30 In the year 2017 south Korean President Moon Jae-in orders a probe into additional launchers for the U.S. THAAD anti-missile system
May 31 Comedienne Kathy Griffin fired from CNN after photo of her holding bloody head resembling Donald Trump by Tyler Shields posted on this day in history.
May 31 Kenya's Madaraka Express, a Chinese-built high speed railway from Mombassa to Nairobi is opened by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on this day in history.
Jun 01 Amidst widespread criticism, the U.S. announces its decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement in due time in the year 2017.
Jun 01 “Beren and Lúthien,” compiled and edited by Christopher Tolkien from his father J.R.R. Tolkien's archives is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in the year 2017.
Jun 02 In the year 2017 "Wonder Woman" directed by Patty Jenkins released, earns over $100 million in North American in its opening weekend - domestic record for a female director
Jun 02 US President Donald Trump announces the US is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement in the year 2017.
Jun 03 On this day in history terrorist attack in Borough Market, London by three men who drive van into pedestrians then stab and kill 7 and wound 48. Attackers shot dead by British police.
Jun 03 The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum opens in Springfield, Massachusetts on this day in history.
Jun 04 Ariana Grande headlines benefit concert for victims of her Manchester concert bombing, also featuring Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber , and Katy Perry in the year 2017.
Jun 05 Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt sever ties with Qatar, citing its support of terrorist groups, Yemen, the Maldives and Libya follow suit in the year 2017.
Jun 05 Bus crashes with a truck in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India, 22 die in resulting fire on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 2017 montenegro becomes the 29th member of NATO
Jun 05 On this day in history puerto Rico declares its Zika virus epidemic over
Jun 06 Floods in Salto, Paysandú and Artigas in Uruguay displace over 3,000 people in the year 2017.
Jun 06 On this day in history indian Arundhati Roy publishes her 2nd novel "The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness" 20 years after her first
Jun 06 Korean singer T.O.P is rushed to hospital after a suspected overdose while serving mandatory military service on this day in history.
Jun 06 Scooter Gennet hits four home runs in Cincinnati Reds 13-1 victory against at home against St. Louis Cardinals, 17th player to do so on this day in history.