On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Syracuse NY on WAQX 95.7 FM
  • The Fifteenth Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which removes the prohibition on divorce, is signed into law following a vote the previous year

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (paradigm shift), dies at 73