Historical Events In 2017
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jun 06 Syrian Democratic Forces backed by the US launch offensive to take Raqqa from Islamic State in Syria in the year 2017.
Jun 07 Earliest-ever evidence of Homo Sapiens from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco unearthed by archaeologists published in "Nature", at 300,000 years old on this day in history.
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 On this day in history suicide bombers attack Iranian parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini killing 12, 1st Islamic State attacks in Iran
Jun 07 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 on this day in history.
Jun 08 British General Election results in a hung parliament, Prime Minster Theresa May and the Conservative party lose their majority in the year 2017.
Jun 08 On this day in history ex-FBI chief James Comey testifies to a US Senate committee that US President Donald Trump told "lies plain and simple"
Jun 08 UN states Islamic State forces have shot and killed hundreds of fleeing civilians during battle for Mosul, Iraq in past two weeks on this day in history.
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 On this day in history tennis player Venus Williams causes car accident that leads to death of another passenger in Palm Beach, Florida
Jun 10 On this day in history 149th Belmont Stakes: Jose Ortiz aboard Tapwrit wins in 2:30.02
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 On this day in history 71st Tony Awards: "Dear Evan Hansen" best musical, "Oslo" best play
Jun 11 Jailbreak by militants in Beni, DR Congo kills 11 and frees 900 prisoners on this day in history.
Jun 11 Japan passes law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Nashville Predators, 2-0 in Nashville, 1st defending champions for nearly 20 years
Jun 12 On this day in history 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 On this day in history russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sentenced to 30 days administrative arrest for organizing rallies
Jun 12 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee, denies secretly meeting Russians on this day in history.
Jun 13 On this day in history otto Warmbier returns to the US in an unresponsive state after being held in Norther Korean jail for 17 months,
Jun 13 In the year 2017 warriors win 2nd NBA title in 3 years over the Cavaliers (129-120)
Jun 14 Bernie Sanders supporter opens fire at Republican politicians practising baseball near Washington D.C., injuring 4 on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 2017 fire in Grenfell Tower block in London, England kills 79 and injures 37
Jun 14 Leo Varadkar formally elected Irish Prime Minister (taoiseach) in Dáil ceremony in Dublin - youngest Irish Prime Minster at 38 and 1st openly gay on this day in history.
Jun 14 US Library of Congress names Tracey K. Smith as Poet Laureate in the year 2017.
Jun 14 On this day in history uS Senate approves new sanctions against Russia as punishment for meddling in the 2016 election
Jun 15 On this day in history new record set for price of a parking lot in Hong Kong - $664,000
Jun 15 On this day in history rebel Wilson win defamation case against Bauer Media at The Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne
Jun 15 Scotland Yard launches criminal inquiry and British Prime Minister Theresa May announces a public inquiry a day after the Grenfell Tower fire on this day in history.
Jun 16 In the year 2017 amazon announces it is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion