On This Day

June 17, 1932 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Bonus Army: around a thousand World War I veterans amass at the United States Capitol as the US Senate considers a bill that would give them certain benefits
  • Oil tanker Cymbeline explodes in Montreal, Canada

Birthdays in History

  • John Murtha, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in New Martinsville, West Virginia (d. 2010)