What Happened on June 17, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bonus Army: around a thousand World War I veterans amass at the United States Capitol as the U.S. Senate considers a bill that would give them certain benefits.
  • Oil tanker Cymbeline explodes in Montreal, Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Ibbotson, 5K runner (Oly-bronze-1956)
  • John P Murtha, (Rep-D-PA, 1974- )