On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 2015

Historical Events

  • 9 people are shot and killed inside Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, by a 21 year old gunman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Treasury announced that the image of Alexander Hamilton will be replaced from the US $10 bill by an image of a woman

1st US Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton
1st US Secretary of Treasury
Alexander Hamilton

Famous Deaths

  • John David Crow, American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1957, Texas A & M; Pro Bowl 1959, 60, 62, 65; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 79
  • Ron Clarke, Australian runner (set 17 world records) and mayor, dies at 78
  • Suleyman Demirel, Turkish leader, President (1993-2000) and Prime Minister, dies at 90
2015 Highlights

About June 17, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini