Historical Events In 2017
Monday, 03 August 2020
Oct 01 Fifty-eight people are killed and 546 injured when Stephen Paddock opens fire on a crowd in Las Vegas, surpassing the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting as the deadliest mass shooting perpetrated by a lone gunman in U.S. history in the year 2017.
Oct 01 In the year 2017 stephen Paddock shoots dead 58 people, injuring 489, at a concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in American history
Oct 02 US scientists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young awarded Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for work on the body clock on this day in history.
Oct 03 On this day in history king Felipe of Spain speaks out against the Catalan referendum saying organizers have "broken the rule of law"
Oct 03 Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves" on this day in history.
Oct 03 US President Trump visits Puerto Rico devastated by hurricane Maria on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history english PM Theresa May suffers nightmare speech at Conservative National Conference as her voice fails, pranster interupts and set collapses
Oct 04 In the year 2017 nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work on cryo-electron microscopy
Oct 05 "The New York Times" publishes investigation into sexual harassment behaviour by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in the year 2017.
Oct 05 Iraqi forces claim victory and control over Islamic State's last urban stronghold Hawija, Northern Iraq in the year 2017.
Oct 05 Spanish constitutional court suspends Catalan parliament to prevent declaration of independence in the year 2017.
Oct 06 In the year 2017 british writer Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature
Oct 06 In the year 2017 nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
Oct 06 Storm Nate kills at least 22 people passing through Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras on this day in history.
Oct 07 Rapper Nelly arrested for rape in Auburn, Washington on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history wildfires ignite in Northern Californian wine country, killing at least 41 over the next week, with 20,000 evacutated
Oct 09 American economist Richard Thaler is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in the year 2017.
Oct 09 In the year 2017 producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse
Oct 10 "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history tripAdvisor customer poll names The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire, world's best restaurant
Oct 12 On this day in history long-lost bust of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin confirmed found in Madison borough hall, New Jersey, worth at least $4m
Oct 12 In the year 2017 plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO
Oct 12 The United States announces its decision to withdraw from UNESCO, and is immediately followed by Israel on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history archaeologists announce the discovery of Arabic characters "Allahâ and âAliâ on Viking funeral costumes from a grave in Gamla Uppsala, Sweden
Oct 13 In the year 2017 hungry bear crisis due to over-fishing leaves 2 people dead and 83 hostile bears shot on Sakhalin Island, Eastern Russia
Oct 14 A massive blast caused by a truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 512 people and injures 316 others in the year 2017.
Oct 14 In the year 2017 producer Harvey Weinstein is expelled by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after historical revelations of sexual harassment and rape
Oct 14 Spanish government says it will impose direct rule on Catalonia after the region voted for independence in a referendum in the year 2017.
Oct 14 In the year 2017 terrorist bomb attack in a truck in Mogadishu, Somalia leaves at more than 300 dead and hundreds injured
Oct 15 On this day in history 500 wildfires occur in Portugal and Northern Spain fanned by winds from Hurricane Ophelia, killing at least 35
Oct 15 In the year 2017 60 Minutes and The Washington Post publish story detailing how US Congress passed bill sponsered by Tom Marino hindering fight against opioid crisis
Oct 15 On this day in history actress Alyssa Milano tweeting âIf youâve been sexually harassed or assaulted write âme tooâ" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Oct 15 On this day in history austrian legislative elections: Austrian People's Party (Ă-VP) win most seats (62), led by Sebastian Kurz (31)
Oct 16 On this day in history findings published of neutron star collision (17 August), the first cosmic event seen in gravitational waves and light. Confirms heavy elements such as gold the result of such collisions