What Happened on June 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 112th US Golf Open: Webb Simpson shoots a 281 at Olympic Club CA
  • American golfer, Webb Simpson, wins the US Open
  • France's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election
  • Greek voters return to the polls after the failed May 6 election

Famous Weddings

  • "Revenge" actress Ashley Madekwe (30) weds "Secret Diary Of A Call Girl" actor Iddo Goldberg (36) in London, England

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rodney King, African American motorist beaten by LA cop, dies at 47

Victim of Police Violence Rodney King
Victim of Police Violence
Rodney King