What Happened on June 17, 1928

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland to become 1st woman (passenger) to fly Atlantic (as a passenger in a plane piloted by Wilmer Stultz)

Famous Deaths

  • Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer and diplomat (Virulo, mocedades), dies at 39
1928 Highlights

About June 17, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini