June 17, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 1st round-the-world civil air service leaves NYC
  • Earnest Reuter becomes mayor of Berlin
  • Pan Am Airways chartered as 1st worldwide passenger airline

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe, dies at 62