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 This day in History - June 17
383 Historic Events for June 17
1915

Stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)

Birth
1916

1st national congress of Sarekat Islam at Bandoeng Java

Event
1916

US troops under Gen Pershing march into Mexico

Event
1916

Einar Englund, composer

Birth
1916

Victor Dalby Lord, ficticious character on One Life to Live

Birth
1917

Dean Martin, Steubenville Ohio, singer/actor (with Jerry Lewis)

Birth
1917

British king George V takes the name Windsor

Event
1918

Derek Barber, CEO (Countryside Commission), dies

Death
1918

Maldwyn Thomas, president (Welsh Liberal Party)

Birth
1919

"Barney Google" cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premieres

Event
1919

Antonius C "Ton" Lutz, Dutch actor/director (Lucifer)

Birth
1919

Galina Ivanova Ustvol'skaya, composer

Birth
1919

Kingman Brewster, college president (Yale)

Birth
1919

Max Dendermonde, [Henk Hazelhoff], Dutch literary

Birth
1920

Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law

Event
1920

Fran‡ois Jacob, France, biologist/bacteriologist (Nobel 1965)

Birth
1920

Patrick Duffy, MP

Birth
1920

Beryl Reid, actress (Joseph Andrews, Psychomania, Yellowbeard)

Birth
1922

Herbert Kelsey Jones, composer

Birth
1922

Paul Schallck, German writer (Don Quixote in Cologne)

Birth
1922

Jerry Fielding, Pitts Pa, composer (Lively Ones, Hogan's Heroes)

Birth
1923

Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, AAFC, NFL halfback, end (LA Rams)

Birth
1924

Henk J Hoekstra, president (Dutch Communist Party)

Birth
1924

Gotthold Gloger, writer

Birth
1924

Althea T L Simmons, human rights activist/chief lobbyist (NAACP)

Birth