On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1987

Historical Events

  • With the death of the last individual, the Dusky Seaside Sparrow becomes extinct

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestKendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar, American hip hop singer-songwriter (Damn), born in Compton, California

Singer-songwriter, Music Producer Kendrick Lamar
Singer-songwriter, Music Producer
Kendrick Lamar

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees & KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51
1987 Highlights

About June 17, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini