Historical Events on December 17 (Part 2)

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  • 2017 French sailor François Gabart sets round-the-world record for fastest solo navigation of the globe in 42 days 16 hours
  • 2017 Terrorist suicide attack on a Methodist church in Quetta, Pakistan kills nine

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2017 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" takes more than $450m worldwide in its opening weekend, 2nd largest opening in North America ($220m)

Composer John Williams
Composer
John Williams
  • 2017 Sebastián Piñera wins Chile's presidential election run-off returning to office after 4 years
  • 2017 Brazilian footballer and former AC Milan and Real Madrid player Kaka retires
  • 2017 Set of ink-brush paintings by Qi Baishi sells at auction for 931.5m yuan in Bejing - record for Chinese paintings