Historical Events In 2017
Monday, 26 October 2020
Nov 10 Louis C.K. admits the stories of sexual misconduct about him are true on this day in history.
Nov 11 Largest Singles Day sales ever - Alibaba says its sales alone were $25.3 billion on this day in history.
Nov 11 On this day in history nationalist march in Warsaw, Poland, draws 60,000, to coincide with country's independence day
Nov 12 In the year 2017 7.3 earthquake hits near Halabjal, Iraq, on border with Iran, killing over 500 people, with 7,000 injured
Nov 12 In the year 2017 a magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes the border region between Iraq and Iran leaving at least 530 dead and over 70,000 homeless.
Nov 12 In the year 2017 for the first time Prince Charles lays the wreath to Great Britain's war dead, replacing Queen Elizabeth
Nov 13 In the year 2017 first Barbie doll to wear a hijab, modeled on Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad unveiled in New York
Nov 13 Italy fails to qualify for 2018 Football World Cup (first time since 1958), after play-off defeat against Sweden on this day in history.
Nov 13 World's earliest wine-making uncovered from Khramis Didi Gora, Georgia, in clay pots from 6,000BC on this day in history.
Nov 14 Armed forces drive through streets of Harare, Zimbabwe a day after military says its prepared to step in after removal of vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa in the year 2017.
Nov 15 3 UCLA basketball players suspended after admitting shoplifting in China, only released at President Trump's request on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 2017 a Leonardo da Vinci painting, Salvator Mundi, sells for US$450 million at Christie's in New York, a new record price for any work of art.
Nov 15 Argentine submarine San Juan goes missing in the Atlantic after reporting mechanical failure in the year 2017.
Nov 15 In the year 2017 australian postal vote on same-sex marriage revealed - 61% vote yes
Nov 15 In the year 2017 country singer Blake Shelton wins People Magazine's sexiest man alive award
Nov 15 On this day in history isabel Dos Santos, Africa's richest woman, fired as head of Angola state oil company Sonangol
Nov 15 On this day in history pakistan unveils remains of 1,700 year-old sleeping Buddha in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
Nov 15 In the year 2017 the Zimbabwean Army detains Robert Mugabe and the first family and appoints sacked Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as interim president
Nov 15 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is placed under house arrest, as the military take control of the country. He resigns six days later, after 37 years of rule in the year 2017.
Nov 16 On this day in history 19 countries pledge to phase out coal at UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany
Nov 16 In the year 2017 cambodian court rules to dissolve the country's main opposition party Cambodia National Rescue party (CNRP)
Nov 16 Leonardo da Vinci 's painting "Salvator Mundi" sells for $450.3 million at auction in New York, world record price for any artwork in the year 2017.
Nov 16 US senator Al Franken accused of groping and forcibly kissing a woman on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 2017 zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe refuses to resign in a TV speech after being ousted as leader of ruling ZANU-PF party
Nov 20 On this day in history atlanta's Georgia Dome, once the world's largest covered stadium, is destroyed in a controlled implosion
Nov 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces that coalition talks to form a government have collapsed in the year 2017.
Nov 20 Investment corporation Tencent's market value hits $511 billion, - first Asian company to join the $500 billion club in the year 2017.
Nov 20 Nature publishes an article recognising the high velocity asteroid ʻOumuamua as originating from outside the Solar System i.e. the first known interstellar object on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history cBS TV host Charlie Rose is fired after allegations of sexual harassment by eight women
Nov 21 Mt Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali begins erupting on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 2017 oumuamua comet, 400 meters and reddish, first known comet from another star system revealed by scientists
Nov 21 On this day in history pixar animation head John Lasseter takes 6 month leave of absence amid sexual misconduct claims
Nov 21 On this day in history robert Mugabe 's resignation after 37 years in power is read out in Zimbabwe's parliaments during impeachment proceedings
Nov 22 Ratko Mladic the "Butcher of Bosnia" is convicted of genocide and other atrocities during the Bosnian war and jailed for life in The Hague in the year 2017.