On This Day

June 17, 1965 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 11.08" (28.14 cm) of rainfall, Holly, Colorado (state 24-hour record)
  • 1st bombing by B-52 (50 km north of Saigon)
  • Kinks arrive in NYC beginning their 1st US tour

Deaths in History

  • Arnold Meijer, Dutch leader of fascist Dutch National & Black Front, dies at 60