November 2017 calendar

November 2017

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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 November 2017: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 2017?


  • 01 Nov 2017 Saudi Arabian-led intervention is in Yemen: According to local officials and medics, at least 26 people were killed in an airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition. The strike was carried out in Sahar District, Yemen's northern Saada Governorate.
  • 02 Nov 2017 Syrian Civil War: Battle for Deir ez-Zor. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights), the Syrian Armed Forces have largely cleared the city of Deir ez-Zor of ISIS fighters. Deir ez-Zor was under three-year-long siege that was finally ended in September 2017.
  • 03 Nov 2017 Syrian Civil War: Siege Of Deir ez-Zor (2014-17). The Syrian Army (SAA), along with its allies, announces the complete liberation from ISIL of Deir ez-Zor. (Sputnik International). At least nine people were killed and 23 more injured in Hader Governorate after a Tahrir al-Sham-operated bomb detonated inside the town.
  • 04 Nov 2017 Saudi Arabian-led intervention to Yemen: Houthi rebels firing a ballistic missile at King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). According to Saudi officials, the missile was destroyed without any injuries or damage.
  • 05 Nov 2017 Yemeni Civil War: Aden Unrest: At least five government soldiers are killed in a suicide bombing in Aden.
  • 06 Nov 2017 2017 Saudi Arabian Anti-Corruption Arrests: Investors react negatively to the arrest of Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal (a Saudi billionaire), one of the wealthiest men in the world.
  • 07 Nov 2017 The Indian capital of Delhi is covered in thick grey smog. Some areas are 30 times more polluted that the World Health Organization recommended limit. This was one year after similar smog.
  • 08 Nov 2017 Syrian Civil War: 2017 Abu Kamal offensive. The Syrian Army and its allies capture Abu Kamal, a member of the Islamic State of Iraq.
  • 09 Nov 2017 Yemeni Civil War, Saudi Arabian-led Intervention in Yemen: Senior UN officials warn that Yemen is facing the worst famine in decades with "millions of victims" if aid delivery does not resume.
  • 10 Nov 2017 Intentionally, a driver drove into a group students near Toulouse in France. Three people were injured and taken to the hospital. One suspect was arrested. This incident is not being treated as terrorism-related by police.
  • 11 Nov 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014-2017: 2017 Western Iraq Campaign: The Iraqi Armed Forces launch a offensive to capture Rawa, the last stronghold of ISIL in Iraq. (BBC). Mass graves with at least 400 bodies were found near Hawija in Iraq, a city that ISIL occupied until last month.
  • 12 Nov 2017 2017 in the Central African Republic - A grenade attack on a Peace Concert in Bangui (Central African Republic) kills 7 and injures 20,
  • 13 Nov 2017 Border incidents involving North Korea. A soldier from the Korean People's Army defected to South Korea via Korea Demilitarized Zone. As he was crossing to the South Korean side of Panmunjom at Panmunjom, a group of North Korean soldiers shot him and he was taken to hospital.
  • 14 Nov 2017 2017 Zimbabwean coup d’etat: Six APCs and soldiers directing traffic were spotted in Harare on the day General Constantino Chiwenga intervened to stop a purge within ZANUPF. The general has been accused by the party of treason.
  • 15 Nov 2017 Works of Leonardo da Vinci: Salvator Mundi is sold by Christie's New York City for US$450.3 Million, setting a new record in the sale of original art.
  • 16 Nov 2017 South Sudanese Civil War - Rival factions of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement sign "Declaration of Unification" in Cairo (Egypt).
  • 17 Nov 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014-2017: 2017 Western Iraq Campaign: The Iraqi Army seizes Rawa from Islamic State in Iraq & the Levant (ISIL). It was the last Iraqi town that ISIL held.
  • 18 Nov 2017 Disappearance: The Argentine Navy continues to search the South Atlantic for the missing ARA San Juan submarine. It disappeared on 15 November 2017.
  • 19 Nov 2017 Syrian Civil War: 2017 Abu Kamal offensive by Syrian government troops and allied militia: Syrian government troops and allied military retake Abu Kamal (ISIL's last urban stronghold) in Syria.
  • 20 Nov 2017 Economy of the United States: A lawsuit is filed by the U.S. Department of Justice to stop the merger of AT&T & Time Warner.
  • 21 Nov 2017 Boko Haram insurgency. An estimated 50 people die when a suicide bomber targets a mosque in Mubi, Nigeria, during morning prayers.
  • 22 Nov 2017 Counter-terrorism in Georgia. Gunfire and explosions are heard in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. This is in response to counter-terrorism operations. Three terrorists and one security guard are killed.
  • 23 Nov 2017 Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano emits smoke, ash, and steam at 5,900 feet (1798m) above its peak. This is the largest eruption since 2013.
  • 24 Nov 2017 2017 Sinai mosque attack: More than 128 people were injured and at least 305 are killed in an attack on a mosque in Arish, Egypt.
  • 25 Nov 2017 Russia-United States relations - Russian President Vladimir Putin signs amendments to the law that allows foreign media outlets in Russia be listed as foreign agents. RT America was forced to register as a foreign agent in the United States earlier this month.
  • 26 Nov 2017 Syrian Civil War: Russian Airstrikes Hit Residential Buildings in Al-Shafah, a village held by ISIS in Deir Elzor province. At least 53 civilians were killed, 21 of them children.
  • 27 Nov 2017 Wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle: Prince Harry proposes to American actress Meghan Markle
  • 28 Nov 2017 2017 North Korean missile test: North Korea launches another missile as part of a test. It lands in the Sea of Japan.
  • 29 Nov 2017 2017 in archaeology: University of Leicester archaeologists announce evidence that Julius Caesar invaded Britain from Pegwell Bay in Kent.
  • 30 Nov 2017 Aftermath to the 14 October 2017 Mogadishu Bombings: A Somali Committee determined that the death rate from the twin bombings in Mogadishu in October last year was higher than anticipated, reaching up to 512. This makes it the third-deadliest terrorist attack in the world.
  • 05 Nov 2017 Devin Patrick Kelley kills 26 and injures 22 in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Rockstar
  2. - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
  3. - Havana
  4. - 1-800-273-8255
  5. - Gucci Gang


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 2017?

Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly

Two Kinds of Truth


Harry Bosch seeks the truth in the thriller by #1 NYT bestselling author Michael Connelly. An Amazon Book of the MonthHarry Bosch returns as a volunteer to work cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department. He is called out …

Deep Freeze by John Sandford

Deep Freeze


Reunions of class: A time for memories, good, bad and, as Virgil Flowers will soon discover, deadly. This thrilling novel is part of the #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition by Carol Aebersold, Chanda Bell

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition


Only book. No Elf.

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

The Rooster Bar


Three law students drowning in debt decide to expose a hedge-fund operator who runs a series of third-tier, shady law schools? They even included their own

The Midnight Line by Lee Child

The Midnight Line