On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The League to Enforce Peace is organised at Independence Hall in Philadelphia with William Howard Taft as president; its program anticipates the League of Nations

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Stringbean [David Akeman], American banjoist and comedian (Hee Haw), born in Annville, Kentucky (d. 1973)