What Happened on June 17, 2021

Historical Events

  • China launches its Shenzhou-12 spacecraft with three astronauts arriving at its new space station Tiangong six and a half hours later

Historic Event

US President Joe Biden signs into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act making June 19th a federal holiday commemorating emancipation

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Kaunda, 1st President of Zambia (1964-91), dies at 97
2021 Highlights

About June 17, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

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