June 2017 calendar

June 2017

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 2017.
The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 2017: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2017?


  • 01 Jun 2017 Marawi crisis: The Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced the death of ten Marawi soldiers as a result a "friendly fire” airstrike.
  • 02 Jun 2017 Rock am Ring: Terrorist threat forces evacuation of tens to thousands of Rock am Ring fans on the first day at the Zeppelinfeld, Nuremberg, Germany's annual Rock am Ring music festival. The festival organizers hope that the festival will resume on Saturday.
  • 03 Jun 2017 War in Afghanistan: Kabul attack in June 2017: According to the Interior Ministry three explosions at a Kabul funeral attended by MPs, government officials and others killed at least seven and left 119 more injured.
  • 04 Jun 2017 June 2017 London Attack: Explosions can be heard near London Bridge in the early hours of Sunday morning. These explosions are believed to have been controlled police explosions. (Metro) The attack left at least seven people dead and 48 others injured. Officials claim that the police killed the attackers. (The Washington Post).
  • 05 Jun 2017 2017 Orlando shooting: Five people are killed and a former employee, aged 45, is fired at a Florida manufacturing company in Orlando. After the shooting, the shooter committed suicide. The shooting left eight others at the scene.
  • 06 Jun 2017 War in Afghanistan: 2017 Herat bombing - An explosion occurred near Herat's police station and a mosque, killing at most ten people.
  • 07 Jun 2017 2017 Tehran attacks: Gunmen attack Tehran's Islamic Consultative Assembly, and Mausoleum Ruhollah Khomeini. 18 civilians were killed in the attack against the Parliament, and one was killed in the attack upon the mausoleum. (Reuters via The Canberra Times (AP) The shootings were claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
  • 08 Jun 2017 2017 North Korean missile test: North Korea tests several missiles that are believed to be anti-ship weapon missiles. This test occurs immediately after South Korea has suspended further deployments of the THAAD antimissile system.
  • 09 Jun 2017 2017 Tehran Attacks: Officials and thousands of people attend the funerals of victims. Los Angeles Times - President Hassan Rouhani claims that the attacks were against democracy and peace.
  • 10 Jun 2017 Marawi crisis: Special forces from the United States join the fight against the Maute in Marawi (Philippines).
  • 11 Jun 2017 Marawi crisis: Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, says that he "is not aware" that the United States has provided support for the Philippine government's military operation against Islamists at Marawi. Duterte said that he had never approached America for assistance.
  • 12 Jun 2017 2017 Earthquakes: A magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes the Aegean Sea, leading to one death. Plomari, Greece: Many homes were destroyed and others collapsed.
  • 13 Jun 2017 2017 Bangladesh landslide - At least 134 people have been killed and many more are missing due to landslides that were caused by heavy monsoonal rains in Bangladesh.
  • 14 Jun 2017 War in Afghanistan: ISIL-KP seized the Tora Bora cave complex of the Taliban after a weeklong offensive. This was allegedly in response to the 2017 Nangarhar airstrike. According to the Taliban, fighting continues.
  • 16 Jun 2017 June 2017, Jerusalem attack: An Israeli policewoman is fatally attacked near Jerusalem's Damascus Gate. Three Palestinian attackers are also killed. Israeli authorities interrogated ISIL claims. PFLP and Hamas also claim that it was their members who committed the crime.
  • 17 Jun 2017 War in Afghanistan: An "insider attack" on Camp Shaheen in northern Mazar-i-Sharif resulted in at least one Afghan being killed and seven Americans being wounded. The earlier report that Americans were killed was incorrect. The Taliban claim responsibility.
  • 18 Jun 2017 War in Afghanistan: A suicide bombing attack coordinated on a Gardez police station in Paktia Province leaves dozens dead and many others injured.
  • 19 Jun 2017 2017 Finsbury Park Attack: A van ran over pedestrians in front of the Finsbury Park Mosque, a north London suburb. The act is being investigated by police as a terrorist attack. (News Limited),
  • 20 Jun 2017 Syrian Civil War, Military Intervention against ISIL: After Russia threatened that any U.S.-led coalition aircraft flying west of Euphrates would be considered a target, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), suspends combat operations against ISIL in Syria. (The Guardian). A U.S. F-15 destroys an Iranian Shahed 129 drone close to the Jordan-Syria border, where U.S. ground troops are based.
  • 21 Jun 2017 Conflict in Moro: The Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters rebels invade a school at Pigcawayan (North Cotabato), Philippines and take hostages civilians.
  • 22 Jun 2017 War in Afghanistan: 2017 Lashkargah Bombing: At least 20 people are killed in a car bombing outside a New Kabul Bank branch, Lashkargah in Helmand Province. The Taliban claim responsibility.
  • 23 Jun 2017 War in North-West Pakistan: Multiple bombings in June 2017 at a Parachinar market kill at least 37 and injure more than 150 others. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty). (Al Jazeera). A suicide car bombing occurs at a Quetta police checkpoint, killing at least 13.
  • 24 Jun 2017 Incidents between Israeli and Syrian ceasefire lines during the Syrian Civil War. Israel and Syria exchanged weapons fire in the disputed Golan Height. Israel destroyed several targets, including two Syrian tanks. Although there were casualties on the ground in Syria it is not known how many among the Syrian forces. There were no injuries to Israeli troops.
  • 25 Jun 2017 Israeli-Syrian ceasefire lines incidents during the Syrian Civil War. Israel strikes two Syrian Army Artillery positions and an ammunition vehicle in Quneitra Governorate. This was after stray shells fired from Syria land in northern Golan Heights for the second day in succession.
  • 26 Jun 2017 Colombian peace process: The United Nations confirms the FARC's disarmament process is complete. Former rebels will be able to transition to civilian life, and the group will become a legal political party.
  • 27 Jun 2017 Ukrainian crisis: Maksym Shapoval is assassinated by a car bomb in Kiev. He was a Ukrainian intelligence officer and the head of a special forces force unit.
  • 28 Jun 2017 Type 055 destroyer: China’s state-run Global Times newspaper reports that the Type 055 destroyer was launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard, Shanghai. It is a 10,000-ton "new-generation" warship.
  • 29 Jun 2017 2017 Creteil mosque incident: Man tries to run over pedestrians in front of a mosque, Creteil, France.
  • 30 Jun 2017 Five suicide bombers and other militants attack the Lebanese Armed Forces in an attack on two Syrian refugee camps near the Syrian border. According to the army, a girl was killed by one of the suicide attacks. Seven soldiers were also injured in the attack. 350 people were also detained, including many ISIL officials.
  • 03 Jun 2017 London Bridge attack: Eight people are murdered and dozens of civilians are wounded by Islamist terrorists. Three of the attackers are shot dead by the police.
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Which were the most popular books released in June 2017?

The Fix by David Baldacci

The Fix


The sensational #1 New York Times bestseller Memory Man first featured Amos Decker, David Baldacci's extraordinary detective who can forget everything. Decker is back in a new stunning novel.

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

16th Seduction


Lindsay Boxer, the Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller and USA Today BestsellerDetective investigates the most shocking case of her career.

Camino Island by John Grisham

Camino Island


A gang of thieves plot a daring heist from below Princeton University's Firestone Library. The loot they stole is worthless but Princeton has insured it for $255,000 million.

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry


#1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe from our most beloved and beloved astrophysicist. What is the relationship between time and space? How does the universe fit into us? Neil deGrasse Tyson, a renowned astrophysicist who is also a …

Tom Clancy Point of Contact by Mike Maden

Tom Clancy Point of Contact


Jack Ryan Jr. discovers the shocking truth that the most dangerous secret might be right in front of him.