What Happened on November 17, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 102nd Davis Cup: Czech Republic beats Serbia in Belgrade (3-2)
  • 50 people are killed after a Boeing 737 aircraft crashes in Kazan, Russia
  • Abdulla Yameen becomes the President of the Maldives
  • Giorgi Margvelashvili¬†becomes the President of Georgia
  • Jimmie Johnson wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup for the sixth time
  • Sebastian Vettel wins a record breaking eighth consecutive Formula One race in the 2013 United States Grand Prix

Famous Deaths

  • Doris Lessing, Iranian-British novelist and Nobel laureate, dies at 94