Historical Events In November - 17
Thursday, 28 September 2023
2010 On November - 17 researchers at CERN trap 38 antihydrogen atoms for a sixth of a second, marking the first time in history that humans have trapped antimatter.
2012 50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt on this day in history.
2013 On November - 17 102nd Davis Cup: Czech Republic beats Serbia in Belgrade (3-2)
2014 On November - 17 the Church of England adopts legislation enabling the appointment of female bishops
2018 On this day in history missing Argentine naval submarine ARA San Juan with 44 on board found on sea floor a year after it disappeared off coast of Argentina
2018 Ireland beats Rugby World Cup champions New Zealand, 16-9 at Aviva Stadium, Dublin; first victory over the All Blacks ever on home soil; flyhalf Johnny Sexton kicks 3 penalties and a conversion on November - 17.
2018 On this day in history protests across France against rising fuel prices leave 400 injured
2019 Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei labels protesters "thugs" after unrest over higher gasoline prices brought Tehran to a standstill day before on November - 17.
2019 On November - 17 2019 Hong Kong protests: Police use tear gas and water cannons against protesters who try to break through cordons and reach The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which is at the center of a week-long standoff between demonstrators and law enforcement. Protesters fight back with Molotov cocktails, arrows, and bricks.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 55 million worldwide, with around a million cases recorded every two days on average on November - 17.