July 2017 calendar

July 2017

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 2017.
The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 2017: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2017?


  • 01 Jul 2017 The memorial service for Helmut Kohl, former West German leader, is held in his death and funeral. World leaders like Bill Clinton, Emmanuel Macron and Dmitry Medvedev attend, as well as Angela Merkel and Theresa May. (Fox News),
  • 02 Jul 2017 Syrian Civil War: Three suicide bombers attack Damascus killing at least 21 and injuring 12 more.
  • 03 Jul 2017 Battle of Mosul: Three female ISIL suicide-bombers kill 15 and injure five people in three separate incidents in the last two days, as the fight for Mosul is winding down.
  • 04 Jul 2017 Ten people are killed and dozens injured in a boiler explosion at a garment factory in Dhaka in Bangladesh.
  • 05 Jul 2017 Mexican Drug War: At least 14 people are killed in a gunfight between La Linea gang members, and a rival cartel in Madera Municipality (Chihuahua).
  • 06 Jul 2017 World heritage sites: UNESCO meets in Krakow, Poland to discuss concerns regarding the state of Machu Picchu.
  • 07 Jul 2017 Sinai insurgency. Masked militants attacked an Egyptian Army checkpoint south of Rafah in North Sinai Governorate. At least 23 soldiers were killed, including a colonel in the special forces. Later, the Islamic State of Iraq & Syria claimed responsibility. VBIED and signal jamming were part of the attack.
  • 08 Jul 2017 Tropical Storm Nanmadol 2017: 15 people are killed in flooding on Kyushu, a southern Japanese island. Six others are missing.
  • 09 Jul 2017 World heritage sites: UNESCO has declared eight new world heritage sites, including the Lake District in North West England as well as Iran's Historic City of Yazd.
  • 10 Jul 2017 Battle of Mosul (2016-17). Haider al-Abadi, the Iraqi Prime Minister declares the Battle for Mosul over after ISIL militants have been defeated.
  • 11 Jul 2017 Conflict between Kurdish and Turkish (2015-present). According to the Turkish Army's overnight air strike in Dargecit, eleven militants belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party were killed.
  • 12 Jul 2017 Monkey selfie: A case is being heard by the United States Court of Appeals in San Francisco concerning whether or not a Celebes crested Macaque owns its selfie.
  • 13 Jul 2017 Mexico Crime: 11 people are killed and 11 others injured when masked men attacked a children's birthday party in Tizayuca (Hidalgo).
  • 14 Jul 2017 2017 Temple Mount shooting: Two Druze Israeli officers were killed in an attack on Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
  • 15 Jul 2017 A stampede that broke out at a football stadium near Dakar, Senegal has claimed the lives of eight people. It started when police used tear gas to stop a fight between rival teams' fans.
  • 16 Jul 2017 Jodie Whittaker will replace Peter Capaldi in the 13th Doctor's incarnation, making her the first woman to assume the role of Doctor Who's science fiction television series.
  • 17 Jul 2017 Moro conflict: New kidnappings, a jailbreak plague Sulu Province in the south of Mindanao in Philippines.
  • 18 Jul 2017 2017 Earthquakes: A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula west of Attu in the North Pacific Ocean. There are no immediate reports of injuries or damages; the tsunami warning was cancelled.
  • 19 Jul 2017 Barbara Weldens (singer), whose first album won many awards, falls to the ground while performing at Festival Leo Ferre, Gourdon, in southwestern France. According to reports, the 35-year old singer and poet was electrocuted.
  • 20 Jul 2017 Syrian Civil War: Syrian rebels who have benefited by the "covert" CIA program of military aid say they were not informed about the U.S. decision. They also add that the full impact of this decision depends on whether U.S. allies Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey continue to support them in their fight. This decision, warns a commander of the Free Syrian Army, could lead to the fall of moderate opposition.
  • 21 Jul 2017 Syrian Civil War: There are violent clashes between the Syrian rebels, and the Syrian Democratic Forces, at the outskirts Al-Muhsenli Village in the northeastern country of Aleppo. However, no casualties have been reported. (Iraqi News). The Syrian Army used heavy artillery to shell the Zaitan Village residential areas, in the countryside around Aleppo. It also destroyed civilian property.
  • 22 Jul 2017 Conflict between Israel and Palestine: 2017 Temple Mount crisis: The United Nations Security Council will hold a session to discuss the increasing violence in Jerusalem.
  • 23 Jul 2017 Syrian Civil War: Six civilians are killed and 19 more injured when the Russian air force bombs Zor Shamr Camp and Madan, south and east from Raqqa in Syria with cluster bombs. The nearby Alburamadan was also hit; no casualties have been reported.
  • 24 Jul 2017 At least 24 people are killed and more than 40 injured in a suicide car bombing that occurred in Kabul's western region. Afghan authorities claim that the attacker was a bus of civilian workers from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum. (Reuters) (Al Jazeera). U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis criticized The Pentagon for spending US$28 million on Afghan woodland camouflage, which did not correspond to the country's terrain.
  • 25 Jul 2017 Israeli-Palestinian conflict 2017 Temple Mount crisis: Israel's government has announced that it will take down metal detectors as well as some cameras installed at Jerusalem's Temple Mount entrances. This was in response to protests and some deaths. Instead, more discreet surveillance methods will be used.
  • 26 Jul 2017 According to the Defense Ministry between 26 and 30 military personnel have died and more than 80 Taliban militants were either killed or injured in intense fighting at a Kandahar Province military base.
  • 27 Jul 2017 War in Donbass: The SBU, Ukraine's national intelligence service, reports that a drone carrying ZMG-1 thermite bombs caused the explosions at Balakliia, an Eastern Ukrainian military base, in March 2017. There were 5 people injured and 1 person died in the explosions.
  • 28 Jul 2017 2017 Hamburg attack: A knife attack at the Edeka supermarket, Barmbek in Hamburg leaves one person dead and four others injured. Olaf Scholz, the Mayor of Hamburg, stated that the attackers were motivated by hatred. According to reports, the attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar" before attacking.
  • 29 Jul 2017 South African Premier Division: Two people are killed and 17 others are hurt in a stampede at First National Bank Stadium, Soweto, South Africa. The incident occurred during a match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
  • 30 Jul 2017 Boko Haram Insurgency: Boko Haram terrorists attack an oil exploration team in Magumeri, Borno State, Nigeria. At least 69 people were killed.
  • 31 Jul 2017 Scripps Networks Interactive: Discovery Communications announced that it will acquire Scripps Networks Interactive at US$ 14.6 Billion.
  • 07 Jul 2017 The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted with 122 countries voting in favour.
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Dangerous by Milo Yiannopoulos



You were not allowed to have this book by the liberal media machine. Dangerous, the most controversial book in the decade, has finally taken down all safe spaces.

The Duchess by Danielle Steel

The Duchess


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Danielle Steel is a remarkable author who takes us to nineteenth century England where a young, high-achieving woman is forced into the world. This begins a journey that will lead her to survival, sensuality and …

The Late Show by Michael Connelly

The Late Show


Renee Ballard is a young, determined detective who struggles to prove herself on the LAPD’s most difficult beat. She's a #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly. Renee works the night shift in Hollywood, also known as the Late …

Murder Games by James Patterson

Murder Games


Dr. Dylan Reinhart may have saved someone's life. Dylan Reinhart is the author of The Book on Criminal Behavior. Literally, Reinhart is a well-respected and bestselling Ivy League expert in criminal behavior.

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

The Woman in Cabin 10


INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES & USA TODAY BESTSELLER FROM THOR OF IN a DARK, DARK WOOD Featured by TheSkimm An Entertainment Weekly's "Summer Must List." Pick A New York Post's "Summer Must Read" Pick Also included in the Summer Book …