On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1867

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Lawson, Australian writer and poet (n the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses), born in Grenfell, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1922)
  • John Robert Gregg, Irish-American inventor of a shorthand system Gregg Shorthand, born in Rockcorry, Ireland (d. 1948)