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Historical Events In 2017

Monday, 26 October 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 01   On this day in history stephen Paddock shoots dead 58 people, injuring 489, at a concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in American history  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 03   King Felipe of Spain speaks out against the Catalan referendum saying organizers have "broken the rule of law" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 03   US President Trump visits Puerto Rico devastated by hurricane Maria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 04   Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work on cryo-electron microscopy in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 05   In the year 2017 "The New York Times" publishes investigation into sexual harassment behaviour by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 05   Iraqi forces claim victory and control over Islamic State's last urban stronghold Hawija, Northern Iraq on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Oct 05   On this day in history spanish constitutional court suspends Catalan parliament to prevent declaration of independence  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   British writer Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 06   On this day in history storm Nate kills at least 22 people passing through Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 07   Rapper Nelly arrested for rape in Auburn, Washington in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 08   In the year 2017 wildfires ignite in Northern Californian wine country, killing at least 41 over the next week, with 20,000 evacutated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 09   On this day in history american economist Richard Thaler is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 09   Producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 10   On this day in history "Thor: Ragnarok" directed by Taika Waititi, starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett premieres in Los Angeles, California  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 11   TripAdvisor customer poll names The Black Swan in Oldstead, North Yorkshire, world's best restaurant in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   Long-lost bust of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin confirmed found in Madison borough hall, New Jersey, worth at least $4m in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   Plague outbreak in Madagascar kills 57, with 684 cases so far reported by WHO in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 12   On this day in history the United States announces its decision to withdraw from UNESCO, and is immediately followed by Israel.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 13   Archaeologists announce the discovery of Arabic characters "Allah” and “Ali” on Viking funeral costumes from a grave in Gamla Uppsala, Sweden in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 14   On this day in history a massive blast caused by a truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 512 people and injures 316 others.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 14   Spanish government says it will impose direct rule on Catalonia after the region voted for independence in a referendum on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 14   Terrorist bomb attack in a truck in Mogadishu, Somalia leaves at more than 300 dead and hundreds injured on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   500 wildfires occur in Portugal and Northern Spain fanned by winds from Hurricane Ophelia, killing at least 35 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   Actress Alyssa Milano tweeting “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’" prompts flood of replies across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 15   Austrian legislative elections: Austrian People's Party (-VP) win most seats (62), led by Sebastian Kurz (31) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Oct 16   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 in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 01   Tony Atkinson, British economist died in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 01   On this day in history death of hilarion Capucci, Syrian Catholic bishop  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 01   Derek Parfit, British philosopher died in the year 2017.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   In the year 2017 death of john Berger, British art critic, novelist and painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   On this day in history death of viktor Tsaryov, Russian footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   Igor Volk, Ukrainian-born Russian cosmonaut died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 2017 death of ezio Pascutti, Italian footballer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   In the year 2017 death of georges Prêtre, French conductor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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