What Happened on June 17, 1944

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • -19] French troops under Lattre de Tssigny conquer Elba

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Hitler secretly meets with von Rundstedt in Marjival Soissons

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Iceland declares independence from Denmark
  • Republic of Iceland proclaimed at Thingvallir, Iceland
  • Resistance fighter/poet Col Blake arrives in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Rafferty, comedian (Real People, Laugh-in '77)
  • Chris Spedding, rocker
  • Chucho Castillo, Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico, bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), (d. 2013)