On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 2017

Historical Events

  • NBA Draft: Washington point guard Markelle Fultz first pick by Philadelphia 76ers

Historic Publication

Prince Harry claims no one in UK royal family wants to be King or Queen in article published in Newsweek

Famous Deaths

  • HervĂ© Filion, Canadian harness racing driver (World Driving C'ship 1970; Harness Tracks of America Driver of the Year 1969-74, 76, 78, 81, 89), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 77
  • Norman Ayrton, English actor and opera director (Royal Shakespearean Acad - UK), dies at 92
2017 Highlights

About June 22, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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