Historical Events In 2017
Friday, 09 June 2023
Sep 05 Hurricane Irma becomes the post powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history with winds of 185mph on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history togo's government shuts down the internet for a week to quell government opposition
Sep 06 Catalonia's parliament passes law to allow referendum on independence from Spain in the year 2017.
Sep 06 Hurricane Irma makes landfall on Caribbean islands of Barbuda, Sint Maartens and British Virgin Islands. Prime Minister Gaston Browne reports 95% of buildings in Barbuda damaged in the year 2017.
Sep 06 In the year 2017 the Caribbean and United States are struck by Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 hurricane that is the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic basin outside the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. The storm causes at least 134 deaths and at least $63 billion (2017 USD) in damage.
Sep 07 8.2 earthquake hits south-west of Pijijiapan, Mexico killing at least 90, strongest Mexican quake in a century in the year 2017.
Sep 07 In the year 2017 consumer credit reporting agency Equifax reports earlier cyberattack could affects 143 million Americans
Sep 09 Egyptian archaeologists announce the discovery of a 3,500-year-old tomb of a goldsmith and his family in Draa Abul-Naga, Egypt in the year 2017.
Sep 09 In the year 2017 hurricane Irma makes landfall in the Florida Keys in the US as a category 3 hurricane
Sep 10 In the year 2017 137th Men's U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal defeats Kevin Anderson (6-3 6-3 6-4)
Sep 10 In the year 2017 137th Women's U.S. Tennis Open: Sloane Stephens defeats Madison Keys (6-3 6-0), only the 2nd unseeded winner
Sep 10 74th Venice Film Festival: "The Shape of Water" directed by Guillermo del Toro wins the Golden Lion on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 2017 hurricane Irma leaves 7 million US homes without power in Florida and Georgia
Sep 11 Norwegian Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg, heading a right-wing coalition, claims victory in Norway's general election in the year 2017.
Sep 11 One million march on this state's national day in Barcelona in support of independence for Catalonia on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history uN imposes new export sanctions on North Korea
Sep 12 Apple unveils premium iPhone X costing $999, along with iPhone 8 on this day in history.
Sep 12 In the year 2017 hope Hicks appointed permanent White House Communications Director after working in an interim role
Sep 12 On this day in history lady Gaga confirms her battlle with chronic illness fibromyalgia
Sep 12 Monster fatburg 250m long, 130 tons, size of 11 buses found in sewers under east London in the year 2017.
Sep 13 Actress Rebel Wilson awarded $4.56 million in damages in libel case against Bauer Media in Melbourne, largest defamation payout in Australia on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 2017 international Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games
Sep 13 Martin Shkreli's bail revoked after he judged risk to community for posting $5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton 's hair in the year 2017.
Sep 13 In the year 2017 nursing home inhabitants rescued after losing their air-conditioning in aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Florida, 11 die
Sep 13 The International Olympic Committee awards Paris and Los Angeles the right to host the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics, respectively on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history uN Secretary-General António Guterres says Rohingya refugee crisis now "catastrophic" as 370,000 confirmed to have fled Myanmar
Sep 14 19 people die when a boat capsizes on Yamun River in Uttar Pradesh, India on this day in history.
Sep 14 Bodleian Library reveals earliest evidence of the zero symbol in 3rd or 4th Century Bakhshali (Pakistan) manuscript, through carbon dating in the year 2017.
Sep 14 Fire at a religious school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, kills 23 in the year 2017.
Sep 14 In the year 2017 selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant, because of lupus, donated by her friend Francia Rais
Sep 14 Two Islamic State terrorist attacks in Dhiqar province, Southern Iraq, kill at least 60 in the year 2017.
Sep 15 In the year 2017 cassini-Huygens ends its 13-year mission by plunging into Saturn, becoming the first spacecraft to enter the planet's atmosphere.
Sep 15 Terrorist bomb only partially explodes in attack at Parsons Green tube station, London, injuring 29 in the year 2017.
Sep 16 New Zealand All Black ruby team scores record 57-0 against South African Springboks in Auckland in the year 2017.
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