On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirk Kerkorian, American CEO and "father of the mega-resort" (MGM, UA), born in Fresno, California (d. 2015)
  • Prior Jones, West Indian cricketer (WI pace bowler in 9 Tests 1948-52), born in Princes Town, Trinidad (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Iacob Moresianu, composer, dies at 59