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

Historic Event

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

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 AO, MBE, Australian athlete (17 x WRs, 5,000m, 10,000m, 20,000m; 2, 3, 6, 10 miles) and politician (mayor Gold Coast), dies from kidney failure 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? 6 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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