What Happened on October 26, 2017

Historical Events

Historic Event

Cremation ceremony for King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand held in Bangkok, a year after his death

  • Explosion and fire at a fireworks factory in Tangerang, Indonesia kills 47 and injuries dozens

Historic Event

Jacinda Ardern is sworn in as Prime Minister of New Zealand, becoming the world’s youngest female head of government

Music History

National Party of New Zealand found guilty of breaching the copyright of rapper Eminem's publisher and ordered to pay $413,000 for use of the song “Eminem Esque”

  • Oldest-known tsunami victim revealed by sediment discovered in 6,000 year-old skull by scientists near Aitape, Papua New Guinea

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump declares the opioid crisis a public health emergency


2017 Highlights

About October 26, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

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