Historical Events In June - 17
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1973 On this day in history luis Van Rooten, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 66
1974 On this day in history felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroids #2997 ఋ
1974 On June - 17 pamela Britton, actress (Blondie, My Favorite Martian), dies at 50
1975 On this day in history voters in Northern Mariana Is approve commonwealth status with US
1978 Cully Richards, actor (Don't Call Me Charlie), dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1982 On this day in history president Galtieri resigns after leading Argentina to defeat in the Falklands War with Britian
1983 Eelco N van Kleffens, Dutch min of Foreign affairs 1939-46, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1984 Chet Allen, actor (Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter), dies at 51 on June - 17.
1985 On this day in history 18th Space Shuttle Mission (51-G)-Discovery 5 launched
1985 Piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1986 Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns Antonin Scalia nominated on June - 17.
1986 Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 75 on June - 17.
1987 On this day in history dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees & KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51
1988 Bruce Springsteen seperates from Juliette Phillips on June - 17.
1988 Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0 (think Windows) on this day in history.
1988 On June - 17 the Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens
1989 On this day in history uS beats Guatemala 2-1, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
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 Country entertainer Minnie Pearl suffers a stroke at 78 on this day in history.
1992 Dewey Balfa, bayou fiddler, dies at 65 on June - 17.
1993 Angus Suttie, English potter, dies of AIDS at 46 on June - 17.
1994 Joeri Nagibin, Russian screenwriter (Babje Karstvo), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1995 Claire Sterling, journalist, dies at 75 on June - 17.
2005 On this day in history 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)
2005 On June - 17 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.
2012 France's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election on June - 17.
2017 On this day in history forest fires in PedrÃ³gÃ£o Grande, Portugal begin, kill 62 people, more than 1,600 firefighters fight 156 fires
2017 On this day in history bill Cosby trial for aggravated indecent assault declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict
2017 On June - 17 collision at sea between U.S.S. Fitzgerald and ACX Crystal, a Philippine cargo ship kills 7 US sailors in Japanese waters
2018 On this day in history 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)