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2017

2017 (Roman Numerals: MMXVII) was the 17th year of the 21st century. 2017 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Sunday.

On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 2017.
News Events of 2017

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US President.

Donald Trump


Morocco joins African Union.

UK triggers Article 50 to begin process to leave European Union.

WannaCry ransomware attacks hits computers in 150 countries.

Montenegro joins NATO.

NATO Flag


70 people killed in a fire in the Grenfell Tower in London, England.

The Cassini-Huygens space probe ends its 13-year mission by entering Saturn's atmosphere.

Saturn


Robert Mugabe placed under house arrest and later resigns as President of Zimbabwe.

Robert Mugabe




Sports in 2017
  • American Football:

    2017 Super Bowl (Super Bowl LI):

    • Winning Team: New England Patriots

    • Losing Team: Atlanta Falcons

  • Baseball:

    2017 World Series

    • Winning Team: Houston Astros

    • Losing Team: Los Angeles Dodgers


  • Soccer:

    2017 Champions League:

    • Winners: Real Madrid

    • Runners-Up: Juventus



2017 Was Designated As
  • International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development








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