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June 17, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Earnest Reuter becomes mayor of Berlin
  • Pan Am Airways' 1st round-the-world civil air service leaves NYC

Deaths in History

Maxwell Perkins

Maxwell Perkins, American editor and publisher for Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe, dies at 62

1947 in History