On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1942

Famous Birthdays

  • Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize 2005, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Norman Kuhlice, English rocker (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Fitzpatrick, Canadian politician who was the 12th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec and 5th Chief Justice of Canada, dies at 88
1942 Highlights

About June 17, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini