June 17, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Last public guillotining in France. Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the prison Saint-Pierre.

Birthdays in History

  • Donald Anderson, MP (Labour)
  • Hanna Johansen, writer

Deaths in History

  • Eugene Weldman, last guillotined in France