To help government job exam aspirants in need, Safalta team is providing details of the most important events of India and World History. It can boost the preparation of students. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 17 Nov.

  • Britney Spears becomes the youngest singer to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at the age of 21, in 2003.
  • Official naming of element 111, Roentgenium (Rg) in 2006.
  • Japan, the world's second-biggest economy, slides into its first recession in seven years in 2008.
  • 50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt in 2012.
  • 102nd Davis Cup: Czech Republic beats Serbia in Belgrade (3-2) in 2013.
  • 50 people are killed after a Boeing 737 aircraft crashes in Kazan, Russia in 2013.
  • Abdulla Yameen becomes the President of the Maldives in 2013.
  • Giorgi Margvelashvili becomes the President of Georgia in 2013.
  • The Church of England adopts legislation enabling the appointment of female bishops in 2014.

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