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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  

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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   Derek Parfit, British philosopher died in the year 2017.  

Jan 02   In the year 2017 death of john Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter  

Jan 02   In the year 2017 death of viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut  

Jan 04   Ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Georges Prêtre, French conductor died on this day in history.  

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