What Happened on June 17, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "The Incredibles 2" sets a box office record for an animated release, earning $180 million its opening weekend
  • 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race: Ex-F1 world champion Fernando Alonso teams with Kazuki Nakajima & S├ębastien Buemi to win for Toyota Gazoo Racing
  • Historic deal signed between Greece and Macedonia to end dispute over Macedonia's name - changing to North Macedonia
  • Ivan Duque is elected President of Columbia
  • US Open Golf, Shinnecock Hills GC: Brooks Koepka wins by 1 from Tommy Fleetwood for first back-to-back Open titles since 1988-89 (Curtis Strange)
  • World electric speed record broken by Jaguar Vector V20E in battery-powered boat at 88.61 mph (142.60 kph) Coniston Water, English Lake District