What Happened on June 17, 1861

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Boonville, MI-Brigadier General Lyon defeats Confederate forces

Famous Birthdays

  • Omar Bundy, U.S. army general and soldier (d. 1940)
  • Pete Browning, American baseball player (d. 1905)
  • Sidney Jones, British conductor and composer (The Geisha, A Gaiety Girl), born in Islington, London (d. 1946)