On This Day

June 17, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Activist Joshua Wong calls on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to resign after leaving prison amid street protests the day before of over 2 million people.

Activist Joshua Wong
Joshua Wong
  • Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing during a court appearance in Cairo
  • Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, Kate Gallego apologies for local police threatening to shoot African American family after their four-year shoplifted a doll

Deaths in History

  • Gloria Vanderbilt, American fashion designer, artist, heiress and socialite, dies at 95
  • Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian politician, President of Egypt (2012-13), leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, dies at 67