What Happened on June 17, 1945

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Day of Unity in West Germany (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddy Merckx, Belgium, cyclist (5 time winner of Tour de France)
  • Frank Ashmore, American actor
  • Ken Livingstone, English politician (Mayor of London 2000-08), born in London
  • Tommy Franks, American General

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tony Roche, Australian tennis player and coach, born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales

Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche