On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1986

Historical Events

  • US Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns and Antonin Scalia nominated as his replacement

Famous Deaths

  • Jozef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 75
  • Kate Smith, American singer ("God Bless America"), dies at 78
1986 Highlights

About June 17, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini