Historical Events In 2017
Saturday, 09 December 2023
Dec 05 Democratic representative John Conyers resigns from US Congress after allegations of sexual harrassment in the year 2017.
Dec 05 Netflix fires actor Danny Masterson from "The Ranch" after allegations of rape in the year 2017.
Dec 05 On this day in history online store Amazon begins operations in Australia
Dec 05 Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee, following an investigation into state-sponsored doping on this day in history.
Dec 05 Russia is banned from the next Winter Olympics in South Korea over state-sponsored doping in the year 2017.
Dec 06 "Supermassive" most distant black hole discovery announced by astronomers in journal "Nature", 13 billion light-years away, 800 x bigger than the Sun in the year 2017.
Dec 06 Andrej BabiÅ¡ is sworn as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic in the year 2017.
Dec 06 On this day in history brazilian drug lord RogÃ©rio da Silva arrested in Rio
Dec 06 In the year 2017 britain's top Brexit negotiator David Davis admits there has been "no systematic impact assessment" on effects of Brexit
Dec 06 On this day in history skirball wildfire near Los Angeles closes the Interstate 405 as thousands forced to evacuate
Dec 06 Starbucks opens its largest cafe in the world in Shanghai, 30,000 square-feet, 1/2 size of a football field on this day in history.
Dec 06 In the year 2017 the United States officially recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Dec 06 In the year 2017 time Magazine names their Person of the Year "The Silence Breakers", people who came forward to report sexual misconduct
Dec 06 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, announcing plans to move US embassy there
Dec 07 In the year 2017 australia's parliament votes to legalize gay marriage
Dec 07 Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Ballon dâ€™Or to equal Lionel Messi's record in the year 2017.
Dec 07 Crumbling French chÃ¢teau La Mothe-Chandeniers in Les Trois-Moutiers is bought by 9,000 people on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 2017 former US gymnastics physician Larry Nasser is sentenced to 60 years on child pornography charges
Dec 07 Naples' pizza spinning given UNESCO intangible heritage status along with Germany's organ music, Kyrgystan's Kok boru and India's Kumbh festival on this day in history.
Dec 07 Pantone's 2018 Colour of the Year is Ultra Violet in the year 2017.
Dec 07 Same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia in the year 2017.
Dec 07 Unrest in West Bank and Gaza, schools closed and a general strike in response to America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history virtual currency Bitcoin rises in value, passing $18,440 on some exchanges
Dec 09 In the year 2017 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill , Carrie Fisher , Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles
Dec 09 Funeral for French rock star Johnny Hallyday draws hundreds of thousands onto Paris streets on this day in history.
Dec 09 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over the Islamic State in Iraq, ending more than 3 years of convict on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history the Iraqi military announces that it has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory from "ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border.
Dec 10 On this day in history governor Jerry Brown tours Southern Californian wildfires and declares them "the new normal"
Dec 10 Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is out for the season after injuring his knee in 43-35 win over Los Angeles Rams in Los Angeles on this day in history.
Dec 11 Attempted suicide terrorist bomb attack in New York wounds 3, bomb fails to fully detonate on this day in history.
Dec 11 Landmark trial for Huntington's disease in London announces positive results - first time a drug has been able to slow an incurable brain disorder in the year 2017.
Dec 11 Rahul Gandhi, son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, is elected leader of the Indian National Congress in the year 2017.
Dec 11 On this day in history saudi Arabia announces an end to its 35 year ban on cinemas
Dec 11 In the year 2017 six wildfires in Southern California now cover area larger than New York City and Boston combined