Historical Events In 2017
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Nov 22 The International Court of Justice finds Ratko MladiÄ‡ guilty of genocide committed in Srebrenica during the 1990s Bosnian War, the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. He is sentenced to life in prison on this day in history.
Nov 22 Uber admits hackers stole personal information affecting 57 million people worldwide and paid $100,00 to keep quiet on this day in history.
Nov 22 Vanellope Wilkins, born with her heart outside her body, is first UK baby to survive birth and operations to reinsert her heart on this day in history.
Nov 23 Brazilian footballer Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for rape in Italy in the year 2017.
Nov 23 In the year 2017 papua New Guinea Police storm Manus Island refugee camp, forcibly removing asylum seekers
Nov 24 On this day in history a mosque attack in Sinai, Egypt kills 305 worshippers and leaves hundreds more wounded.
Nov 24 Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe, replacing Robert Mugabe in the year 2017.
Nov 24 Militant gunmen attack a Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abed on the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, killing 305 people, government retaliates bombing the area on this day in history.
Nov 25 Actress Naya Rivera arrested on a domestic battery charge in West Virginia on this day in history.
Nov 25 In the year 2017 longest known frozen embryo to be successfully born is delivered in Tennessee - Emma Wren Gibson, frozen 24 years ago
Nov 26 Factory explosion in Chinese port city Ningbo kills at least 2, injuries 30, flattens buildings in the year 2017.
Nov 26 Presidential elections held in Honduras with allegations of electoral fraud and resulting violent protests on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 2017 bangkok Fire and Rescue Department confirm it has had 31,801 call outs to deal with snakes this year
Nov 27 On this day in history britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement
Nov 27 On this day in history freight trains kills more than 100 reindeer over three days in Norway
Nov 27 North Korean ghost ship washes up Akita prefecture beach, Japan with 8 skeletons on board, 4th boat in a month on this day in history.
Nov 27 Pope Francis begins a three-day trip to Myanmar, amid the Rohingya refugee crisis on this day in history.
Nov 28 India's Supreme Court rejects appeal to block global release of controversial film "Padmavati" on this day in history.
Nov 28 Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya in the year 2017.
Nov 29 American TV host Matt Lauer is fired from NBC's "Today" show after an allegation of sexual misconduct in the year 2017.
Nov 29 On this day in history bosnian war criminal Slobodan Praljak commits suicide by poison in court at The Hague after 20 year prison term read out
Nov 30 In the year 2017 def Jam founder Russell Simmons steps down from his companies after allegations of sexual misconduct
Nov 30 Disney announces it has cast Chinese actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan in up-coming live action film in the year 2017.
Nov 30 World's longest recorded rainbow - 8 hrs 58 min in Taipei's Yangmingshan mountain range in the year 2017.
Dec 01 President Trumpâ€™s former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the F.B.I in the year 2017.
Dec 02 Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh sentenced to 3 years in prison for saying women wearing ripped jeans should be raped on this day in history.
Dec 03 First pizza party in space held by astronauts of the International Space Station in the year 2017.
Dec 04 In the year 2017 new York Giants fire coach Bob McAdoo and manager Jerry Reese
Dec 04 New York's Metropolitan Opera suspends conductor James Levine after allegations of sexual misconduct in the year 2017.
Dec 04 Thomas fire begins and spreads to city of Ventura, California on this day in history.
Dec 04 US President Trump scales back Utah National Parks - Bears Ears National Monument (85%), Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (50%) in the year 2017.
Dec 04 US Supreme Court allows President Trump's travel ban to come into effect for 6 mostly Muslim countries in the year 2017.
Dec 05 Artist Lubaina Himid wins Britain's Turner Prize, oldest person at 63 and first nonwhite woman in the year 2017.
Dec 05 On this day in history austrian courts rule in favour of same-sex marriage from 2019