On This Day

Historical Events on June 17 (Part 2)

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2021 US President Joe Biden signs into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act making June 19th a federal holiday commemorating emancipation

46th US President, Vice President and Senator Joe Biden
46th US President, Vice President and Senator
Joe Biden
  • 2021 China launches its Shenzhou-12 spacecraft with three astronauts arriving at its new space station Tiangong six and a half hours later