Historical Events In 2017
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Mar 11 On this day in history at least 65 killed in landslide at rubbish dump near Addis Ababa, Ethopia
Mar 14 In the year 2017 european Court of Justice rules companies can ban staff from wearing religious symbols, including headscarves
Mar 14 World's oldest golf club Muirfield in Scotland, votes to admit women as members for 1st time in 273 years on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history disney refuses to cut gay moment in film "Beauty and the Beast" for Malaysian censors, instead pulls film from Malaysia
Mar 15 Dutch elections; Prime Minister Mark Rutte's centre-right VVD party win 33 seats vs against 20 for right wing Geert Wilder's Party of Freedom on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history french fashion house Givenchy appoints it first female designer, Englishwoman Clare Waight Keller
Mar 16 US President Donald Trump 's second travel ban is blocked by 2 federal courts in the year 2017.
Mar 17 Live-action remake "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson opens in the year 2017.
Mar 20 Indian rivers Yamuna and the Ganges declared "living entities" by court in the state of Uttarakhand in the year 2017.
Mar 21 Singer Wyclef Jean wrongly identified as a suspect, handcuffed and detained by LA county sheriff’s department in the year 2017.
Mar 22 Arctic records its lowest ever winter ice cover according to US National Snow and Ice Data Center, 5.5 million square miles on this day in history.
Mar 22 In the year 2017 terrorist attack on London's Westminster Bridge and Houses of Parliament kills 4 including a police officer and injures 40
Mar 22 In the year 2017 tomb of Jesus reopens after restoration in Jerusalem
Mar 24 US President Donald Trump and Republican party forced to pull their attempt to repeal Obamacare after internal opposition in the year 2017.
Mar 26 On this day in history anti-corruption protests in Russia result in hundreds arrested including opposition leader Aleksei Navalny
Mar 26 Carrie Lam is first woman elected to lead Hong Kong by Beijing-influenced electorial commission on this day in history.
Mar 26 Mass protests in Chile over country's privatised pension system on this day in history.
Mar 28 Britain introduces 1st new pound coin in 30 years with secret security feature inside to stop counterfeiting in the year 2017.
Mar 28 In the year 2017 cyclone Debbie strikes north east Queensland coast as a category 4 storm
Mar 28 US confirms likely it is behind the air strike in Mosul, Iraq that led to collapse of a building that killed more than 100 civilians on this day in history.
Mar 28 On this day in history uS President Donald Trump signs Energy Independence executive order undoing Obama climate-control measures
Mar 28 On this day in history world's largest dinosaur footprint at 1.7 metres found in Kimberley, Western Australia
Mar 29 Ivanka Trump assumes an unpaid position as Advisor to the President, Donald Trump in the year 2017.
Mar 29 Man's body found inside a 7m long reticulated python in Sulawesi, Indonesia on this day in history.
Mar 29 The United Kingdom triggers article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, starting the Brexit Negotiations, the talks for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in the year 2017.
Mar 29 UK Prime Minister Teresa May signs article 50 letter, sends to to the EU, formally triggering Brexit on this day in history.
Mar 30 Ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested in corruption investigation on this day in history.
Mar 30 North Carolina repeals its controversial bathroom law that restricted transgender use on this day in history.
Mar 30 SpaceX conducts the world's first reflight of an orbital class rocket in the year 2017.
Mar 30 In the year 2017 venezuela Supreme Court takes over legislative powers of the National Assembly, opposition calls it a coup
Mar 31 Mudslides caused by heavy rains sweep through Mocoa, Colombia killing more than 200 in the year 2017.
Apr 01 On this day in history bob Dylan receives his Nobel Prize for Literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm
Apr 01 In the year 2017 chinese leaders announce plans to build city in Xiongan New Area, 3x size of New York
Apr 02 In the year 2017 american golfer Lexi Thompson loses ANA Inspiration in Racho Mirage because of TV viewer emailing earlier infringement