What Happened on June 17, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 9 people are shot and killed inside Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, by a 21 year old gunman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Treasury announced that the image of Alexander Hamilton will be replaced from the US $10 bill by an image of a woman

1st US Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton
1st US Secretary of Treasury
Alexander Hamilton

Famous Deaths

  • Ron Clarke, Australian runner (set 17 world records) and mayor, dies at 78
  • Suleyman Demirel, Turkish leader, President (1993-2000) and Prime Minister, dies at 90