Historical Events In June - 17
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1897 On June - 17 william Frank Powell, NJ educator, named minister to Haiti
1898 Navy Hospital Corps established on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history uS Senate agrees to annex Hawaii
1898 On June - 17 maurits C Escher, Dutch graphic artist
1900 On this day in history hermann Reuter, composer
1901 The College Board introduces its first standardized test, the forerunner to the SAT on this day in history.
1903 On June - 17 michail Swetlow, writer
1904 Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist on June - 17.
1906 Thomas G Cowling, British mathematician/astronomer on June - 17.
1906 On June - 17 harry N Pillsbury, US chess player, dies
1908 On June - 17 frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief)
1909 On June - 17 a Kopff discovers asteroid #682 Hagar
1910 Herbert Owen Reed, composer on this day in history.
1910 Lady Mosley, biographer, dies on this day in history.
1911 On June - 17 belgium govt of De Broqueville forms
1911 Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukrainian author (Vokopach Stalingrada) on this day in history.
1912 Wessel Couzijn, sculptor/cartoonist (Auschwitz-monument) on this day in history.
1913 On June - 17 felix Hartlaub, writer
1914 On June - 17 john R Hersey, author (Hiroshima, Bell for Adano, Wall)
1915 League to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)
1916 On June - 17 1st national congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java
1916 Einar Englund, composer on this day in history.
1917 The birth of Dean Martin, American film actor and singer on June - 17.
1917 On June - 17 british king George V takes the name Windsor
1918 Maldwyn Thomas, president (Welsh Liberal Party) on June - 17.
1918 Derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies on this day in history.
1919 On June - 17 "Barney Google" cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premiers
1919 "Barney Google" cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premieres on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history antonius C "Ton" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Lucifer)
1920 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law on June - 17.
1920 Beryl Reid, actress (Joseph Andrews, Psychomania, Yellowbeard) on June - 17.
1922 On June - 17 herbert Kelsey Jones, composer
1923 On June - 17 elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, AAFC, NFL halfback, end (LA Rams)