On This Day

June 14, 2017 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Fire in Grenfell Tower block in London, England kills 79 and injures 37
  • Leo Varadkar formally elected Irish Prime Minister (taoiseach) in Dáil ceremony in Dublin - youngest Irish Prime Minister at 38 and 1st openly gay
  • US Library of Congress names Tracey K. Smith as Poet Laureate
  • US Senate approves new sanctions against Russia as punishment for meddling in the 2016 election