On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Cosby trial for aggravated indecent assault declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
  • Collision at sea between U.S.S. Fitzgerald and ACX Crystal, a Philippine cargo ship kills 7 US sailors in Japanese waters
  • Forest fires in Pedrógão Grande, Portugal begin, kill 62 people, more than 1,600 firefighters fight 156 fires