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Historical Events In 2017

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Jun 06   Syrian Democratic Forces backed by the US launch offensive to take Raqqa from Islamic State in Syria on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Earliest-ever evidence of Homo Sapiens from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco unearthed by archaeologists published in "Nature", at 300,000 years old in the year 2017.  

Jun 07   On this day in history police warn bald men against attacks in Mozambique after 5 men murdered for the gold belived in their heads  

Jun 07   Suicide bombers attack Iranian parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini killing 12, 1st Islamic State attacks in Iran in the year 2017.  

Jun 07   In the year 2017 two terrorist attacks are simultaneously carried out by five terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against the Iranian Parliament building and the Mausoleum of Ruhollah Khomeini, both in Tehran, Iran, leaving 17 civilians dead and 43 wounded. It becomes the first ISIL attack in Iran.  

Jun 08   On this day in history british General Election results in a hung parliament, Prime Minster Theresa May and the Conservative party lose their majority  

Jun 08   Ex-FBI chief James Comey testifies to a US Senate committee that US President Donald Trump told "lies plain and simple" in the year 2017.  

Jun 08   On this day in history uN states Islamic State forces have shot and killed hundreds of fleeing civilians during battle for Mosul, Iraq in past two weeks  

Jun 08   In the year 2017 uS prisoner Richard Anthony Jones freed after 17 years in Roeland Park, Kansas when his lookalike discovered  

Jun 09   Tennis player Venus Williams causes car accident that leads to death of another passenger in Palm Beach, Florida in the year 2017.  

Jun 10   149th Belmont Stakes: Jose Ortiz aboard Tapwrit wins in 2:30.02 in the year 2017.  

Jun 10   Samuel V. Wilson, American ex-director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and former Army lieutenant general, dies of lung cancer at 93 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history the 2017 World Expo is opened in Astana, Kazakhstan.  

Jun 11   116th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka (6–2, 6–3, 6–1) to become 1st man to win title 10 times on this day in history.  

Jun 11   116th Women's French Open: Jeļena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep(4–6, 6–4, 6–3) to claim her 1st grand slam title on this day in history.  

Jun 11   71st Tony Awards: "Dear Evan Hansen" best musical, "Oslo" best play in the year 2017.  

Jun 11   In the year 2017 jailbreak by militants in Beni, DR Congo kills 11 and frees 900 prisoners  

Jun 11   On this day in history japan passes law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate  

Jun 11   Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Nashville Predators, 2-0 in Nashville, 1st defending champions for nearly 20 years in the year 2017.  

Jun 12   In the year 2017 american student Otto Warmbier returns home in a coma after spending 17 months in a North Korean prison and dies a week later.  

Jun 12   Forbes release Top 100 highest-paid entertainers list - Sean "Diddy" Combs at No.1 with earnings of 130 million on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sentenced to 30 days administrative arrest for organizing rallies in the year 2017.  

Jun 12   US Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee, denies secretly meeting Russians in the year 2017.  

Jun 13   Otto Warmbier returns to the US in an unresponsive state after being held in Norther Korean jail for 17 months, on this day in history.  

Jun 13   Warriors win 2nd NBA title in 3 years over the Cavaliers (129-120) on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 2017 bernie Sanders supporter opens fire at Republican politicians practising baseball near Washington D.C., injuring 4  

Jun 14   Fire in Grenfell Tower block in London, England kills 79 and injures 37 on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history leo Varadkar formally elected Irish Prime Minister (taoiseach) in Dáil ceremony in Dublin - youngest Irish Prime Minster at 38 and 1st openly gay  

Jun 14   US Library of Congress names Tracey K. Smith as Poet Laureate in the year 2017.  

Jun 14   US Senate approves new sanctions against Russia as punishment for meddling in the 2016 election on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 2017 new record set for price of a parking lot in Hong Kong - $664,000  

Jun 15   Rebel Wilson win defamation case against Bauer Media at The Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne in the year 2017.  

Jun 15   On this day in history scotland Yard launches criminal inquiry and British Prime Minister Theresa May announces a public inquiry a day after the Grenfell Tower fire  

Jun 16   Amazon announces it is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in the year 2017.  

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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   Hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop died in the year 2017.  

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 in the year 2017.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of georges Prêtre, French conductor  

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