On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

British General Election results in a hung parliament, Prime Minster Theresa May and the Conservative party lose their majority

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ex-FBI chief James Comey testifies to a US Senate committee that US President Donald Trump told "lies plain and simple"

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • UN states Islamic State forces have shot and killed hundreds of fleeing civilians during battle for Mosul, Iraq in past two weeks
  • US prisoner Richard Anthony Jones freed after 17 years in Roeland Park, Kansas when his lookalike discovered