On This Day

June 18, 2017 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

French President Emmanuel Macron's party La République en Marche and allies win a majority in 2nd round French legislative elections

President of France Emmanuel Macron
President of France
Emmanuel Macron
  • Rare magnitude-four earthquake causes a tsunami to hit Nuugaatsiaq in northwestern Greenland

Deaths in History

  • Hope Ryden, American wildlife activist and photographer, dies at 87
  • Lord Joffe [Joel Goodman Joffe], South African-born British lawyer (instructing solicitor for Nelson Mandela’s defence team) and businessman, dies at 85