BONSERNEWS.com – This list does not include all the events that occurred on June 17th, and only includes some significant events as examples.
Here are 7 important events that occurred on June 17 in world history:
1. June 17, 1579
The Union Treaty in Utrecht was signed, which ended the war between the United Provinces and Spain, and recognized Dutch independence.
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2. June 17, 1789
Due to the financial crisis affecting France, King Louis XVI summoned a General Assembly, which in turn precipitated the French Revolution.
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3. June 17, 1940
During World War II, German troops invaded France and captured the City of Paris.
4. June 17, 1953
Massive uprisings occurred in East Germany (German Democratic Republic) as a protest against government policies that deprived citizens of their rights and freedoms. The rebellion was violently suppressed by the East German government.
5. June 17, 1972