On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ireland beats Rugby World Cup champions New Zealand, 16-9 at Aviva Stadium, Dublin; first victory over the All Blacks ever on home soil; flyhalf Johnny Sexton kicks 3 penalties and a conversion
  • Missing Argentine naval submarine ARA San Juan with 44 on board found on sea floor a year after it disappeared off coast of Argentina
  • Protests across France against rising fuel prices leave 400 injured