Historical Events In June - 17
Wednesday, 03 June 2020
1973 Luis Van Rooten, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 66 on June - 17.
1974 Felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroids #2997 ఋ on this day in history.
1974 On June - 17 pamela Britton, actress (Blondie, My Favorite Martian), dies at 50
1975 Voters in Northern Mariana Is approve commonwealth status with US on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68
1979 Lou Frizzel, actor (Dusty Rhoades-Bonanza), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history c Shoemaker discovers asteroid #2586 Matson
1982 Pres Reagan first UN Gen Assembly address ("evil empire" speech) on June - 17.
1982 President Galtieri resigns after leading Argentina to defeat in the Falklands War with Britian on June - 17.
1983 On June - 17 eelco N van Kleffens, Dutch min of Foreign affairs 1939-46, dies at 88
1984 On June - 17 chet Allen, actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter), dies at 51
1985 On June - 17 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 launched
1985 On June - 17 piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67
1986 On this day in history chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns Antonin Scalia nominated
1986 Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 75 on June - 17.
1987 Dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees & KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51 on June - 17.
1988 Bruce Springsteen seperates from Juliette Phillips on this day in history.
1988 Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0 (think Windows) on June - 17.
1988 The Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens on June - 17.
1989 US beats Guatemala 2-1, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup on June - 17.
1989 John Matusek, NFLer (Oak Raider)/actor, dies of a heart attack at 38 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history dick Elffers, graphic artist, dies
1991 On June - 17 country entertainer Minnie Pearl suffers a stroke at 78
1992 Dewey Balfa, bayou fiddler, dies at 65 on June - 17.
1993 Angus Suttie, English potter, dies of AIDS at 46 on this day in history.
1994 Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74 on June - 17.
1995 On June - 17 claire Sterling, journalist, dies at 75
2005 A 6.7 aftershock, which followed a 5.3 earthquake the previous day, hits California making it the fourth earthquake since June 12 in California. (California earthquakes of June 205) on this day in history.
2005 Because of "quadruple-witching" options and futures expiration, the New York Stock Exchange sees the heaviest first-hour trading on record. 704 million shares were traded between 9:30-10:30 A.M. 1.92 billion shares were traded for the day on June - 17.
2012 France's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history forest fires in PedrĂłgĂŁo Grande, Portugal begin, kill 62 people, more than 1,600 firefighters fight 156 fires
2017 Bill Cosby trial for aggravated indecent assault declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict on June - 17.
2017 Collision at sea between U.S.S. Fitzgerald and ACX Crystal, a Philippine cargo ship kills 7 US sailors in Japanese waters on this day in history.
2018 US Open Golf, Shinnecock Hills GC: Brooks Koepka wins by 1 from Tommy Fleetwood for first back-to-back Open titles since 1988-89 (Curtis Strange) on June - 17.