On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

French President Emmanuel Macron's party La République en Marche and allies win a majority in 2nd round French legislative elections

President of France Emmanuel Macron
President of France
Emmanuel Macron
  • Pakistan defeat India to win cricket's Champions Trophy at the Oval in London by 180 runs, Fakhar Zaman scores 114 runs
  • Rare magnitude-four earthquake causes a tsunami to hit Nuugaatsiaq in northwestern Greenland
  • US Open Men's Golf, Erin Hills GC: Brooks Koepka wins his first major title by 4 strokes from Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama

Famous Deaths

  • Hope Ryden, American wildlife activist and photographer, dies at 87
  • Lord Joffe [Joel Goodman Joffe], South African-born British lawyer (instructing solicitor for Nelson Mandela’s defence team) and businessman, dies at 85