Historical Events In June - 17
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1950 Syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies on this day in history.
1951 "Flahooley" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 40 performances on this day in history.
1951 Carl Vogler, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1952 On this day in history 2 mine cave-ins at Charleroi, Belgium
1952 On June - 17 alberto Williams, Argentine composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89
1953 On this day in history east Berlin workers rise up to protest low wages and bad conditions. Soviet tanks mow down the strikers with machine gun fire, ending illusions that communism is a workers' paradise.
1953 On this day in history soviet tanks deployed against rioting East Germans
1953 On June - 17 sup Court Justice Wm O Douglas stays executions of spies Julius & Ethel Rosenberg scheduled for the next day their 14th anniversary
1953 Most runs scored in 1 inning (17 by Red Sox) on this day in history.
1953 Walter Niemann, composer, dies at 76 on June - 17.
1954 Televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends on this day in history.
1954 CIA exile army lands in Guatemala (JF Dulles & United Fruit Co) on this day in history.
1956 Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister on June - 17.
1957 Tuskegee boycott begins (Blacks boycotted city stores) on this day in history.
1957 "So Rare" by Jimmy Dorsey Orch peaks at #2 on this day in history.
1957 On June - 17 d Richardson, writer, dies at 84
1959 On this day in history abdul Mouse, Indonesian nationalist foreman/author, dies at about 68
1960 Pierre Reverdy, French author/poet (North-South), dies at 70 on June - 17.
1961 On June - 17 jeff Chandler, [Ira Grossel], actor (Away all boats), dies at 40
1962 Brazil Beats Czechosolakia in soccer's 7th World Cup at Santiago on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history supreme Court rules against Bible reading/prayer in public schools
1963 Alain F B Alanbrooke, 1st viscount of Brookeborough, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1965 28.14 cm (11.08") of rainfall, Holly, Colorado (state 24-hour record) on June - 17.
1965 Arnold Meijer, leader (Fascist Nationally Front), dies on June - 17.
1967 Barbra Striesand A Happening in Central Park performed on this day in history.
1967 On June - 17 china becomes world's 4th thermonuclear (H-bomb) power
1967 China explodes its first H-bomb on June - 17.
1967 Barbra Striesand: A Happening in Central Park performed on June - 17.
1970 Polaroid camera patented on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history matthew Henderson, cricketer (one Test for NZ 1930), dies
1971 On this day in history c U Cesco discovers asteroid #2399 Terradas
1971 On this day in history c Christopher Morris, cricketer (brilliant batsman for Phila), dies
1972 5 arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party HQ at Watergate Oh what a tangled web we weave on June - 17.
1972 On June - 17 looking Glass releases "Brandy"