On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1942

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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