What Happened on June 17, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland to become 1st woman (passenger) to fly Atlantic (as a passenger in a plane piloted by Wilmer Stultz)

Aviation Pioneer Amelia Earhart
Aviation Pioneer
Amelia Earhart

Famous Deaths

  • Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies