On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 2017

Historical Events

  • Amazon announces it is buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump reinstates Cuban travel and business restrictions after they were loosened by President Obama

Famous Deaths

Helmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), dies at 87

  • John G. Avildsen, American film director (Rocky, The Karate Kid), dies of cancer at 81
  • Stephen Furst, American actor (Animal House, St. Elsewhere) dies from diabetes complications at 63
2017 Highlights

About June 16, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini