On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Turner succeeds Pierre Trudeau as Prime Minister of Canada

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau

Famous Birthdays

  • John Gallagher Jr., American stage actor (The West Wing, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Famous Deaths

  • Chet Allen, American child actor (Amahl and the Night Visitors), intentionally overdoses at 45
  • Swale, Kentucky Derby winner, collapses & dies