On This Day

Historical Events on October 17 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 207 of 207

  • 2018 Student shoots and detonates a bomb killing 20 with 40 injured at Kerch polytechnic college, Crimea

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2019 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new Brexit deal with the EU, removes the Northern Ireland backstop clause

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

AgreementAgreement of Interest

2019 Turkey agrees to a ceasefire in Northern Syria for 5 days to allow withdrawal of Kudish troops, after talks between US VP Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

48th Vice President of the United States Mike Pence
48th Vice President of the United States
Mike Pence
  • 2019 The 'Blob', mysterious yellow slime organism (physarum polycephalum) with 720 sexes, moves and can solve problems to go on display at the Paris Zoological Park

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2019 Lana Del Rey's ballad "Video Games" named song of the decade at Q Awards in London

Singer-Songwriter and Model Lana Del Rey
Singer-Songwriter and Model
Lana Del Rey
  • 2019 US adults identifying as Christian falls 12% in a decade to 2/3 according to the Pew Research Center , born-again Protestants falls to 16%

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 Mick Mulvaney, President Trump's acting chief of staff says the White House withheld nearly $400 million in military aid from Ukraine to further Trump's own political interests

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump